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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
The Art of Making Beats
Music production remains largely a mystery. Everyone hears music, but few have a thorough understanding of how music is assembled in a studio setting. This lesson gives an introduction on how music is recorded, sequenced, mixed and mastered using the iPad2. Presented by Bridging Education & Art Together (BEAT). For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Hot Cocoa Craft Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, December 10
@ 11 a.m.
Family Time
Parents with children are invited to participate in reading aloud and crafts. For ages 3 to 6. Pre-registration required. Limited to 25 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's Room
P.S. 126 M
Children
Sat, December 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music Orchestra in Concert
Directed by David West, the Celia Cruz High School of Music Orchestra will perform selected works, composed by Astor Piazzolla, Leroy Anderson and William Walton.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sun, December 11
@ 1 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, December 12
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 15 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, December 12
@ 6 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Be An Excel Genius
Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 13
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 2 p.m.
Internet Para Principiantes
Aprender la computadora en este clase en Espanol. Para mas informacion sobre la Internet, inscribirse.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, December 15
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Be An Excel Genius
Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 15
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3-4 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, December 15
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 15
@ 4 p.m.
Polar Bear Hand Print Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, December 15
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 15
@ 7 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab (THIS IS NOT A CLASS, FOR PRACTICING)
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 4 p.m.
Game Day
Play a variety of board games at the Library. For ages 5 to 12 years old.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, December 17
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby and Me
Parents with babies are invited to participate in singing, rhymes, and reading aloud. Limited to 15 babies. For ages 9 to 18 months. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, December 17
@ 2 p.m.
A Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Scrooge is a nasty, mean, snarling old geezer with no care for anything other than his money. His one and only friend visits him as a ghost, and starts him on a journey that melts his icy heart and teaches him the joys of caring for, and giving to others. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, December 17
@ 2:30 p.m.
A LATIN JAZZ CONCERT BY RAY MARTINEZ’ LEGACY
RAY MARTINEZ has been considered one of the most gifted and prominent bassist/ arranger in the contemporary Latin and Salsa music scenes. Crossing over to mainstream Jazz, Ray Martinez's Legacy created a familiar yet new sound. Born out of the multicultural dynamics of New York, Legacy was created with the idea of connecting musical concepts of both Africa and the African Diaspora. The band features the following musicians: Peter Brainin - Sax & Flute, Adan Perez- Piano, Bobby Ba…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sun, December 18
@ 1 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, December 18
@ 1 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Learn many different languages from this useful databases, from Irish to Hindi to Mandarin, Spanish and English for Speakers from different languages and different dialects. It has a visual pronunciation guide and audio that can be accessed via headphones.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sun, December 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Press Reader
Read newspapers from a variety of languages and browse magazines as well.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word - Formatting a Document
Learn the basic features of formatting in Microsoft Word 2010. Make documents look exactly right every time.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Game On @ Bronx Library Center
Play Wii, PS3, and Xbox games at the library. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required. Limited to 15 children.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Literaria Book Discussion in SpanishBronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Mon, December 19
@ 6 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Be An Excel Genius
Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 20
@ 4 p.m.
Oil and Water
Children will learn the science of oil and water. Limited to 16 children. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, December 21
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Europa World Plus
This online database delivers fast, impartial economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country, and includes thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of more than 2,000 international organizations.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, December 21
@ 4 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, December 22
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Be An Excel Genius
Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2010 and learn advanced features in Microsoft Excel 2010. Each class will cover a different topic, including but not limited to charts, formulas and functions, tables, data validation and pivot tables.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 22
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Story Time
Children ages 3-4 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, December 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Internet para Principiantes
Una introducción a Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 22
@ 4 p.m.
Santa and Snowman Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
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