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Sun, October 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Mango Languages
Learn a variety of languages for travel purposes with audio and pronunciation guides. Languages such as Hindi, Irish, English for speakers of other languages and Spanish, along with many other languages, are featured. Give it a try!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, October 17
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners: Tumblr
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Tumblr.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 17
@ 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, October 17
@ 6 p.m.
Learn Basic Spanish in 8 weeks!
Learn Basic Spanish in 8 weeks. Monday, October 17 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, October 24 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 7 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 14 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 21 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, November 28 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, December 5 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Monday, December 12 @ 6:30 – 8:30 pm Limited to 15 participants. Attendance is required at all 8 sessions. Registration is on October 17, 2016, Monday @ 6 pm sharp.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Tue, October 18
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Computadora Basica
¿Estás interesado en la funciones básicas de la computadora? ¿El teclado, el uso del ratón, la terminología básica de la computadora?
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, October 18
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us in the computer lab for an hour and a half of Minecraft fun. We mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Publisher en Espanol
Aprende el crear documents por la computer en Publisher en este clase.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, October 19
@ 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, October 20
@ 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, October 20
@ 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, October 20
@ 4 p.m.
Scarecrow 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, October 20
@ 6 p.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services. In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game on
Come show off your gaming skills and let’s see who really has Game.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 21
@ 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, October 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Double Entendre in Concert
Please join us for a concert by Double Entendre featuring oboe and bassoon quartets. Founded in 2005, NYC-based Double Entendre Music Ensemble is a collective of like-minded musicians devoted to adventurous exploration of the double reed repertoire. Noted for its first-rate musicianship and creativity, the Ensemble illuminates classics, revives neglected music, and commissions new works for these soulful instruments.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sun, October 23
@ 1 p.m.
Computer ZoneBronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, October 23
@ 2 p.m.
ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event
The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services. In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults,
50+,
Adults
Sun, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Picture Frame 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
Mon, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
What is follow us on Twitter? Learn how to share photos, videos and short messages with other users around the world. See what your favorite people around the world are doing!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 24
@ 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
Tue, October 25
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Riding Chance: Author Visit with Christine Kendall
Riding Chance began as a bolt of aural inspiration for debut novelist Christine Kendall – in 2011, she heard a National Public Radio feature on Philadelphia’s “Work to Ride” program. Unable to get the idea of urban kids learning horsemanship in exchange for working in the city park stables, Christine began exhaustively researching and visiting the program. That story spark blossomed into her vivid, gripping debut middle-grade novel, Riding Chance.
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Building With Junk!
Learn how to make something new from items no longer used. Limited to 16 children. For ages 7-11 years old. Pre-registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, October 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us in the computer lab for an hour and a half of Minecraft fun. We mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
Please join us for a discussion of The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls Summary: In the tradition of Mary Karr's "The Liars' Club" and Rick Bragg's "All Over But the Shouting," Jeannette Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric and severely misguided family. The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while the…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Wed, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Flipster
BSCO's digital magazine platform which provides access to more than 100 titles, including Bon Appetit, Cosmopolitan, O: The Oprah Magazine, Seventeen, Sports Illustrated, Time, and English and Spanish editions of People. One can read the magazines online at home and in our libraries, or download issues through the Flipster iOS and Android app for offline use. Additionally, the Flipster app will be loaded onto the centrally-managed branch iPads automatically when they’re used the next time.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, October 26
@ 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, October 27
@ 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, October 27
@ 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
Thu, October 27
@ 4 p.m.
Black Cat 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, October 28
@ 3 p.m.
NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the NYC…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Fri, October 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game on
Come show off your gaming skills and let’s see who really has Game.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 28
@ 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, October 29
@ 2 p.m.
Birds of Prey
Encounter hawks, owls, falcons or other species up close as we explore the adaptations of these winged wonders and examine the mechanics behind bird flight! Touch raptor artifacts such as talons, skulls, and feathers. A lucky volunteer may even get to help with some of the demonstrations. Recommended for ages 5 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, October 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
Murder and Madness and Poe
An hour-long drama with poetry, music and readings Written and Directed by David Houston Rick Heuthe as Edgar Allan Poe Edgar paces impatiently in the office of booking agents in New York City in 1848. He proposes a lecture tour with readings of his controversial stories of murder and madness, all the while professing his sanity, his reliability, and his fame—citing examples from his turbulent life, which is finally on the mend after years of tragedy and anxiety. He needs the money badly:…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Sun, October 30
@ 1 p.m.
Computer ZoneBronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Getting Around: Direction Websites and Apps
Need to know how to get around? This class we look at those hidden gems that get you to your destination.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 31
@ 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
Tue, November 1
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft
Can’t get enough Minecraft? Join us in the computer lab for an hour and a half of Minecraft fun. We mine, craft, and trade tips! Ages 12-18.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Game on
Come show off your gaming skills and let’s see who really has Game.
Bronx Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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