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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Tax Preparation
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. We will close the Intake Line once we have reached service capacity for that day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated can visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. **Taxpayers must wait outside until branch opens at 10 AM, at times in inclement weather. 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. V…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time/Play Time
Bring your toddler (18m-3years) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays. Space is limited to 25 toddlers and their care givers. Recommended age 18months-3 years old.
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
AARP Free Tax Help
**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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Get Your Refund!
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, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 29th through April 17th. 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; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
This class covers how to use conditional logic in formulas and functions, allowing you to create formulas that act differently in different circumstances. Topics covered include: IF statements, nested IF statements, AND OR NOT logic functions. Must know the basics of Microsoft Excel
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 1 p.m.
Workforce 1 Job Recruiting Event
Workforce 1 will be here recruiting for the following positions. No registration necessary. ● Allen Health Care (Queens): Non-Certified HHA’s (Must have HSD/GED.Must have open and flexible availability) (Screening Interview) JC ● Heart to Heart (Bronx, Manhattan, Queens): Non-Certified PCA’s (Must have HSD/GED.Must have open and flexible availability) (Screening Interview) JC ● DFS (JFK): Beauty Advisors, Fragrance Advisors, Sales Associates, Counter Managers, Product Support Specialists (…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Free Play
Join us on Tuesday afternoons for a fun chance to socialize with other kids from the community! Toys are provided. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. *Take care to supervise children at all times.
Webster LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Animal Show
From our Hello song to Goodbye song, we sing and talk about animals on the farm, the jungle, the range, the desert and beyond! Watch the children as they act like animals and sing along to our hits! For children ages 3-8 years old. Space is limited. Preregistration begins on Saturday, February 17. Presented by Preschool of Rock
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, February 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2018 at St. Agnes Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM January 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7, 14, 21 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in p…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Wed, February 21
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2018 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided. Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM January 17, 24, 31; February 7, 14, 21, 28; March 7 This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in p…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Wed, February 21
@ 6:30 p.m.
16mm Film Nights
Early Short Films by Renowned Female Directors
The chief programmer at Alamo Drafthouse Brooklyn, Cristina Cacioppo, screens a selection of early shorts by renowned female directors. FEATURING "And You Act Like One Too" (1976, dir. Susan Seidelman) "David: Off and On" (1972, dir. Martha Coolidge) "Illusions" (1982, dir. Julie Dash) The evening's 16mm films are curated entirely from the New York Public Library's 65-year-old Reserve Film and Video Collection​, which includes more than 6,000 16mm films as well as 5,000 VHS videocassette…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP can help you file your taxes! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. Space is limited to the first 10 people. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM. Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statements SSA - 1099 form is you…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 10 a.m.
Unwind Your Mind (PSS Circle of Care)
Are You a Caregiver for Someone 60 Years of Age or Older? Please join us for our Circle of Care Lounge, a six-week support group for family caregivers. Participants will share tips, ideas, and challenges while offering each other encouragement. Refreshments & snacks will be served Caregivers are welcome to meet one-on-one with a Care Consultant after the group sessions for information and assistance, counseling, and other resources.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Thu, February 22
@ 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…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Story Time: Toddler/Preschool Time
Join us for songs, rhymes, picturebook stories, simple craft activity, and snack packed in 45 minutes! Target age of participants is two and three year-olds and their care givers. No pre-registration is required, but the space is limited to 25 children. First-come, first-serve.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 22
@ 11 a.m.
FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation
It's Tax season again! The Riverside Branch is once again offering free tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP organization. Times: Thursdays, February 1 through April 12, 2017, from 11:00am - 3:00pm. Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following documents with you when you come: Current year's tax forms and preparation booklet Copy of last years income tax return(s) W-2 f…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 4 p.m.
The 1960s
1968 and the Movement for Civil Rights
1968 marked two tremendous events in American history. The assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the signing of the Fair Housing Act. This series of programs for teenagers focuses on these events. We will engage in discussions and collaborative activities highlighting these events and their impact on history. -- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all a…
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 22
@ 5 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Get Your Refund!
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, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 29th through April 17th. 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; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 2nd to April 14th 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 computers and will be fil…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
FREE Tax Preparation by ARIVA / Preparación de impuestos GRATUITA por ARIVA
TAX Professionals from ARIVA will be available to help qualifying individuals and families file their 2017 Taxes, FREE of charge every Friday through April 13, 2018. *Limited Space Available, NO appointments, walk-in service only. Los profesionales de TAX estarán disponibles para ayudar a las personas a presentar sus impuestos 2017, de forma GRATUITA, todos los viernes hasta el 13 de abril de 2018. * Espacio limitado disponible, sin citas, solo servicio sin cita previa. Who Is Eligible? Hou…
Melrose LibraryAdults
Fri, February 23
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**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…
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 10:15 a.m.
AARP Tax Preparation
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. We will close the Intake Line once we have reached service capacity for that day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated can visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. **Taxpayers must wait outside until branch opens at 10 AM, at times in inclement weather. 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. V…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Employer Pop-Up Recruitment
Please join us, and meet with recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Security - Food Service - Parking Valets - Drivers - Customer Service - Management and Supervisory Positions - Child Care, just to name a few! Dress professionally Bring a valid photo ID Copies of your résumé A Driving Record Abstract (no older than 30 days) is required for all driving positions. This event is organize…
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, February 23
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
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, February 23
@ 2 p.m.
Tax Filing Help
It’s Tax Time and the Wakefield Library can help. ***You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a Tax Assistant... all for free.*** To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address Have basic computer skills Bring all necessary documents and information Information You’ll Need to File Your Taxes Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you an…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 2nd to April 14th 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 computers and will be fil…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
Parents and Pastries
Parents, grandparents, siblings, family members and other friends who spend time caring for young children are invited to enjoy morning refreshments of coffee and pastries to honor the time you give to take care of others. This is a time dedicated for caregivers to socialize, network, relax, and learn about the early development needs of children. All children are invited for an hour of open playtime and crafts. No registration required.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**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…
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
CARE Program-Daycare Center License
EarlyLearn NYC child care programs are funded by the Administration for Children's Services.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 11 a.m.
College Access
ACT Practice Test
Test smarter! Get a look at what the ACT is actually like in this fully proctored four hour exam. Get an advance report on areas to improve, and learn how to manage your time effectively. Registration required please use this link, call 212-714-8400, or stop by in person to register.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
ORIGAMI SATURDAY
What is it that attracts kids, artists, mathematicians, computer programmers, physicists, architects, fashion designers, medical researchers, and others to the act of folding pieces of paper? Come explore the magic of transformations in this hands-on workshop. No registration required. Materials supplied. * Paced for adults and attentive, mature younger companions.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
PreSchool/Toddler Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books. DayCare Programs are welcome!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Get Your Refund!
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, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 29th through April 17th. 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; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
AARP Free Tax Help
**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…
Webster LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 5 p.m.
Circle of Security [Family Resource Center - Parenting Class}
For any parent or caregiver with children in their care under five years old. Learning Objectives of the Training: • Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs • Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions • Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem • Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure Call 718-698-5307 to register
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Circle of Care—Caregiver Support
Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Have questions about Alzheimer's and dementia? Have a free one-on-one consultation to help ease the stress of caregiving.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
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