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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Genealogy Essentials
Ship Passenger Lists and Maritime Research
Learn how to get started using the genealogy research methods and resources related to ship passenger lists for vessels arriving at U.S. ports in the 19th and 20th centuries, in addition to some of the introductory resources for historical U.S. maritime research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 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 green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.m.
StayWell Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a free StayWell Exercise class designed for seniors. All participants must sign waiver before they join in. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. Call or stop by for futher details.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Words With Friends: Scrabble at Riverdale
If words work you up and crossword puzzles keep you going, come to Riverdale and share your passion with you friends every Tuesday afternoon for a lively game of Scrabble.
Riverdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the Internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop.
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
Movie Tuesday
Come and join us to watch some movies: The Great Gatsby - Rating PG, Runtime 144 minutes, Release Year 1974, May 2 Casablanca - Rating NR, Runtime 102 minutes, Release Year 1942, May 9 Gaslight - Rating NR, Runtime 114 minutes, Release Year 1944, May 16 West Side Story - Rating NR, Runtime 151 minutes, Release Year 1961, May 23 The Apartment - Rating NR, Runtime 125 minutes, Release Year 1960, May 30 Wireless listening device is needed to hear the film. Please come a few minutes earl…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Chess
Come to your neighborhood library to play a game of chess. We will also teach you, if you would like to learn.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.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
@ 2:30 p.m.
TASC Preparation
If you are thinking about earning your GED diploma and taking the TASC but have questions about how to get started and how to prepare, attending this information session will be your next step towards your goal. We will cover the characteristics and structure of the TASC, the new and only high school equivalency test offered by the state of New York. Learn how to register for the test, what you need for test day, and about the different resources the New York Public Library freely offers to help…
Sedgwick LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Rehearse Timings
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Computer And Technology
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children ages 5 to 12 years old and their parents/caregivers.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Imagination Station
Come an let your imagination soar at the library with our drop in crafts. All materials supplied by NYPL. For ages 3 & Up.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Tuesdays & Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
After School Lounge
Come to the library after school for studying and a chance to unwind. Monday through Thursday from 3:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
City Island LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3 : Charts and Sparklines
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library or by phone 718-798-3355.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech
Get and extra Laptop appointment to complete homework, update social media, practice coding or edit media projects. All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, New York
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Land your Dream Job! Series
Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your "hidden network." Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Teen Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Bring snacks to enjoy while you listen to the radio and chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, and more! Teen Time will be cancelled on days when New York City schools are not in session.
St. Agnes LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Storytime Stars
Come sing, read stories, and learn some rhymes with your little story time star. For children 18 months - 5 years old.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Bingo
Come and play our version of Bingo! with all of our pop culture references.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Crafternoons!
What are we going to make today? Every week features a new exciting craft project, so fire up your imagination and join us for Crafternoons at Washington Heights! Projects will be perfect for ages 6 and up. Children 5 and under should have a helper!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Play Time
Make the most out of playing with your toddler at the Belmont Library Play Area. Come play and learn.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Looking for extra computer time? Need homework help? Just want to hang out? Relax with your friends, play games, or study— it's up to you! Stop by the Teen Lounge, every Monday-Thursday afternoon in the PC Lab on the 3rd Floor. Ages 12-18
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Come have some friendly competition with your friends on the PS3 and PS4.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Open Computer Lab
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 staff member will assist you. Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Japanese: Begin with Hiragana
If you are an anime and manga lover, you probably have some desire to aquire some Japanese. This is a beginner class for those interested in learning how to read, write, and speak Japanese. We will begin with the most versatile of the three Japanese alphabets: hiragana. Please note this is a series of continuing sessions. Email karenloder@nypl.org to register.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Puzzling Together
Parents and children ages 8-12 come and help put together a map of the United States.
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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