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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Questions, Job Listings & More, Right o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, November 24
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, November 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Retro Video Game Day
Join us every Friday here at Grand Central for Retro Video Game Day. We'll provide those old school 8, 16, and 32 bit consoles, games, and controllers you all love. All you have to bring is you and your skills! Do you still have it? Come and find out!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, November 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging
Do you have a story to tell? Have you heard of blogging but wondered how to get started? Take this class to explore the world of blogging and the blogosphere. At the end of the class, you will have an opportunity to create a blog! Bring your creativity to class!!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 5 p.m.
Ongoing
Crochet
Did you know that crochet and yarncrafting can benefit your health? 10 most health benefits of yarncrafting Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados. Interested in learning more? Check out a variety at your nearest library.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CANCELED: Start Your Blog on Wordpress (Self-Hosted Version)
This program has been canceled. Instead of this program, we will be hosting Peter Shankman as part of our 2017 CEO Series -- you are most cordially invited to attend! Program is free but online registration is needed.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, December 1
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using WordPress.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Let your voice be heard in the Kingsbridge Library's Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Friday afternoons from 4-5 pm. If you are a 7th -12th grade student, you are eligible to join. So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Review books, movies, and more for the Stuff For the Te…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 1
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
Black Tie "Holiday" Edition Honoring World AIDS Day
The Schomburg Center is proud to present our second annual Holiday "Black Tie Edition” of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering. This special event will celebrate the spirit of holiday giving, the Schomburg's 92-year history, and vast archival collections that are accessed across the world. This year, we will also be honoring World AIDS Day, so please wear a touch of RED to commemorate those we have lost to AIDS and those living with HIV/AIDS today. Ring in the holiday season at…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, December 2
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, December 2
@ 1 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Conversations Cafe: Access, Information, and Inclusion
What it is: The Community Conversations Cafe is a series that engages Heiskell library community members (or potential members) in a moderated, open discussion on the topics most important to them, with the aim of creating greater understanding from our combined viewpoints and experiences, as well as informing future actions and strategic planning. Why Attend? This program offers a chance to engage in thoughtful, moderated, productive dialogue, gives everyone a chance to both speak and hear…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Persons with Disabilities
Sat, December 2
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, December 7
@ 5:30 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, December 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
STEM: Powered Boats
Come join as we build a boat with recycled materials. We will use vinegar and baking soda to form a chemical reaction and be amazed as our boats begin to move in water. Registration Required Ages 5 to 12
Morris Park LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 8
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Let your voice be heard in the Kingsbridge Library's Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Friday afternoons from 4-5 pm. If you are a 7th -12th grade student, you are eligible to join. So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Review books, movies, and more for the Stuff For the Te…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 9
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 5:30 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 2 p.m.
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry
Friday, December 15, 2017 2-3 PM Room 67 | Conference Room A Precocious seven-year-old Elsa and her feisty grandmother have been inseparable her whole life, bonding over stories set in the fairy-tale-influenced Land of Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas. Yet, it's when Granny passes away that the true adventures begin. Full of heart, hope, forgiveness, and the embracing of differences, Elsa's story is one that sticks with you long after you've turned the last page. My Grandmother Asked…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67ABook Lovers
Fri, December 15
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Let your voice be heard in the Kingsbridge Library's Teen Advisory Group! TAG meetings will be held on Friday afternoons from 4-5 pm. If you are a 7th -12th grade student, you are eligible to join. So … why should YOU become a TAG member? * Brainstorm with other teens about how to improve your library. * Have a say in what books, music, etc. that you’d like us to order. * Help choose the free programs we’ll offer in the coming year. * Review books, movies, and more for the Stuff For the Te…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 16
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, December 21
@ 5:30 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, December 30
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Fri, January 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
"Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays
We're excited to bring you a special "Beyoncé Vs. Rihanna” Edition of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering! Celebrating these two amazing superstars whose music embodies the best of R&B, soul, pop, and Caribbean sounds and whose legacies exemplify the best of Black Girl Magic. Guests are invited to mix and mingle in the Langston Hughes Lobby and enjoy our signature drinks while grooving to beats by DJ Backbr3aka, with our host of the evening Dhalimu from Dhali’s Closet. Wit…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, January 6
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM 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
Mon, January 8
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, January 13
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM 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
Wed, January 17
@ 2 p.m.
Researching the History of Your New York City Home
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Sat, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM 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
Mon, January 22
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM 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
Mon, January 29
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 15
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
TEDDY AND ME TIME
Bring your teddy bear to the library and we will read stories to our teddy bear and make a simple craft. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING TUESDAYS
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
Tue, March 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING TUESDAYS
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
Tue, March 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING TUESDAYS
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
Wed, March 21
@ 2 p.m.
Researching the History of Your New York City Home
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
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