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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open 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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Scholar Room Talks
Austerity Blues: Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education
Please join us Tuesday, December 6th at 6PM for an NYPL Scholar Talk on Austerity Blues: Fighting for the Soul of Public Higher Education (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016) Public higher education in the postwar era was a key economic and social driver in American life, making college available to millions of working men and women. In Austerity Blues, Stephen Brier and Michael Fabricant describe the extraordinary growth of public higher education after 1945, the a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, December 7
@ 3 a.m.
Computer class - OPEN LAP
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Don't know how to download e-Books? Don't understand the settings on your digital device? Bring your technology questions and get assistance! Find out how to answer life's "digital" questions. Stay connected.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 1:30 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
Wed, December 7
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open 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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 7
@ 4:30 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
Wed, December 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Lapidus Center Presents: Banjo Stories and Songs from Haiti & New Orleans
With his new book, The Banjo: America's African Instrument, Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies and History at Duke University, has written an illuminating biography of an instrument that was an essential part of black culture on Caribbean and North American plantations. Renowned singer and tenor banjo, guitar, and cello player Leyla McCalla will be in conversation with Dubois. Watch on livestream. @SchomburgCenter @LapidusCenter #LapidusCenterPresents First come, first seated For…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 10 a.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 get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open 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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Visually Speaking: Jamel Shabazz and Akintola Hanif
Brooklyn-born Jamel Shabazz has been capturing New York life since he was 15 years old. In his gaze were his peers, members of the local Mosque, elders in their Sunday best, families--all members of communities that shared familial bonds. He recently released a new book, Pieces of A Man. Shabazz will be in conversation with photojournalist, curator and filmmaker, Akintola Hanif, to discuss his photographic contributions to “preserve world history and culture.” A book signing will follow. MOD…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Lab
Come relax, Sit back, kick up your feet and read from your choice of magazines. Catch up with “what’s new”, the latest trends, celebrity gossip, or with “what’s going on in the world”, in our collection of magazines. Got Facebook, Twitter, email, or just plain want to use a computer? Well, we have those too! NEED A BREAK, THINGS TO DO, RELAXATION LOCATION!
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, December 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 10
@ 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
Sat, December 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
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
Sat, December 10
@ 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
Mon, December 12
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Technology Open 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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 11:30 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
Mon, December 12
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Social Media Open Lab
Take this opportunity to connect on your various social networking platform like Google Hangouts / Plus, Facebook friends and family, Skype, Twitter, or any of the social media platform of your choice.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, December 12
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open 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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 6:30 p.m.
Harriet Tubman Prize Talk With Aisha K. Finch
Author Aisha K. Finch talks to Herman Bennett, Professor of History at The Graduate Center, CUNY, about her book, Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844, which is the winner of our first ever Harriet Tubman Prize. In Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba, published by The University of North Carolina Press, the jury of the Harriet Tubman Prize saw a “nuanced, deeply researched, and precisely rendered” account of the events. “With a textured reading of th…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
Book Lovers
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