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Tue, August 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Health Information
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. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, August 22
@ 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
Tue, August 22
@ 1:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced speakers of English.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, August 22
@ 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
Tue, August 22
@ 2 p.m.
Lego Club
Get creative and build!! The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document any adventures!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Read Aloud and Craft
Children all ages are welcome to sit with us and listen to amazing stories read aloud. At the end of the read aloud stay for a simple craft or activity to enhance their imagination.
South Beach LibraryChildren
Tue, August 22
@ 3 p.m.
Learn Japanese: Level 1
This level is for those who are interested in learning Japanese but have little or no knowledge of the language. In this course we will cover how to read and write hiragana and katakana, two of the three Japanese alphabets, as well as some basic grammar, vocabulary, and expressions. Please email karenloder@nypl.org to register. Also note that this is a series of continuing classes that began in July.
Sedgwick LibraryCollege & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 22
@ 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
Tue, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime
Listen to stories, sing songs, and more! Craft is back! First come, first serve for 20 preschool age children. Adults must stay with children.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 4 p.m.
Tuesday Afternoon Film for Adults
Stay tuned for what the next film will be!
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 11:15 a.m.
Staten Island Babywearers
Want to learn the skills to being a good babywearer? Join us as we host Staten Island's first peer to peer babywearing group, led by a certified babywearing educator! During these meetings you will be able to see demonstrations of how to babywear, as well as test out different types of babywraps that are readily available.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
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.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 23
@ 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
Wed, August 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids Karaoke Hour!
Enjoy and hour of Karaoke fun! Sing along to some popular and well loved songs for kids. Ages 5+ No registration required.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Challenge Conclusion Celebration!
A Summer Reading Celebration for kids of all ages! Join the George Bruce Branch Library for our Summer Reading Celebration! This year's summer reading theme is Build A Better World. This year's concluding celebration will feature Minecraft themed games and activities, as well as a fun Summer Reading performance from high energy children's musicians Presley & Melody! Turn in your summer reading logs for exlusive prizes and more!
George Bruce LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 1 - Shape Design
This Design 360 course explores methods of shape creation and manipulation, as well as how to apply patterns, gradients and meshes to shapes, and how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Librar…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Eastchester Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Canceled
A Moment of Zen: Meditation Group
Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to come to the New Amsterdam library to learn meditation and find inner peace. Twice a month we will teach, practice and discuss meditation. No prior experience necessary -- just bring an open mind!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Movies @ Sedgwick
What better way to stay cool in the summer than stopping by the library to catch the latest movie! From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again! 8/3: Hidden Figures 8/24: Deepwater Horizons 8/29: Arrival 8/31: Concussion
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
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.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced speakers of English.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Village on Film
Please join us for a screening of 16mm films from the special collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! The Films: Village Sunday (1960; 13 mins.) A docudrama that captures the spirit of Greenwich Village on a Sunday afternoon, this lively film attests to the vast array of local residents, artists, and tourists that populate this New York City neighborhood. Features musicians, poets, and artists in and around Washington Square Park as well as processions from th…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Your Podcasting Questions, Answered
REGISTER HERE. Event is full! You can sign up on this WAIT LIST and we'll let you know if any spot becomes available. We'll also notify you the next time we have this event. Have you been thinking about starting a podcast? Or have you already launched one and want to make it grow? Are you trying to figure out what are the best ways to monetize your podcast? Or the best ways to promote it? Or do you need to figure out what the best equipment is? With so much info out there (which sometimes is u…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, August 25
@ 10 a.m.
Next Chapter
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free and fun 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, August 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Social Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-4 years old.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Hamilton Fish Park Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Hudson News Group (JFK): FT Sales Associates/Stock (Must have at least 6 months to 1 year of retail experience. Must have strong communication and listening skills. Mu…
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. Stay Well volunteers are 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. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 12 noon
Stay & Play
The fun doesn't stop after storytime - stay after and play! Following each Friday storytime, we open up our storyroom for free play so our storytime-goers have the chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Harlem LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Coloring is no longer just for kids! Come join the latest way for adults to relax! Did you know that coloring has been shown to have therapeutic benefits? Or that it has been shown to have effects similar to meditation, by creating a deeper sense of awareness, focus, and attention? Well, if you didn't know now you know! Come unwind by coloring cool intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Coloring can help you combat stress, stimulate brain areas related to motor s…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Gentle Vinyasa Flow Yoga
This open level Gentle Flow class, led by teacher Jess Cambronero, will begin with the postures and dialogue that introduce the physical theme of the class and set an intention for the practice. Students will move through a slower-paced vinyasa flow with postures integrated into the sequence. Classes will be sequenced in a way that leads the practitioner to stretch and strengthen the body gradually. Modifications to ease or advance a posture will be offered to students throughout the class, as w…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, August 26
@ 11 a.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 st…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Sat, August 26
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
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