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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 15
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 15
@ 2 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, August 15
@ 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, August 16
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 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
Tue, August 16
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, August 16
@ 2 p.m.
Film Day
Children watch a variety of feature films.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 17
@ 2 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
Wed, August 17
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Publishers Weekly Digital Archive
Publisher's Weekly provides book reviews, author interviews, and bestseller lists. If you are curious about previous issues in the 19th and 20th Centuries, search this database. It covers issues from 1872 to 2013.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, August 17
@ 6:30 p.m.
Men's Narratives: Arts Activism, Creativity and Social Responsibility, Part III
Lorraine Currelley in Conversation with Writer Charlie Vazquez Charlie Luis Vazquez is the author of two novels and short stories. He has finished his third novel, a paranormal detective thriller set in Old San Juan, and an accompanying collection of short fiction. He is the NYC coordinator for Puerto Rico's Festival de la Palabra. He's the Director for the Bronx Writers Center, and Editorial Trance CCO. Lorraine Currelley is the Executive Director of Poets Network & Ex…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Thu, August 18
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 18
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
Sports Fan 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, August 18
@ 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, August 18
@ 6 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Fri, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, August 19
@ 2 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, August 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library presents Mary C. Bounds of A Light Shines in Harlem
A Light Shines in Harlem tells the fascinating history of New York 's first charter school, the Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem, and the early days of the state's charter school movement. Told through the experiences of those on the insideincluding a hero of the civil rights movement; a Wall Street star; inner-city activists; and real-world educators, parents, and studentsthis book shows how they all came together to create a groundbreaking school that, in its best years, far outperformed…
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Mon, August 22
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 22
@ 2 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, August 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Email for Beginners
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, August 23
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS 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,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 23
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Film Day
Children watch a variety of feature films.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Tue, August 23
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced Microsoft Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Wed, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Wed, August 24
@ 2 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
Wed, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Research with E-Resources: Periodicals and Newspapers
Curious about how to research periodicals, including newspapers, online? This class will show you the many databases that you can consult for researching just this topic, including how to access the many ejournals that reside in the library's web page. Many of the databases can be accessed from home with a valid library card number and PIN.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 25
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Thu, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Correo Electronico para Principiantes
Aprenda cómo funciona el correo electrónico, suscribirse a una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuito, y aprender sobre el envío, respuesta y reenvío de mensajes.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 25
@ 6 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab
THIS IS NOT A CLASS!!!!! 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, August 25
@ 7 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Photoshop Open Lab
THIS IS NOT A CLASS!!!!! 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, August 26
@ 11 a.m.
Reading Aloud
Children ages 3 to 8 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, August 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Turtles, Frogs, Snakes and Toads
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! Do snakes lay eggs? Where do toads live? How can I tell the difference between poisonous and venomous animals? These are questions that can be answered in this engaging, hands-on program. See live animals up close from our assortment of educational animal ambassadors and learn by comparing and contrasting these unique creatures in a fun interactive activity for all. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 26
@ 3 p.m.
La celebración de las novelas gráficas ¡en español! Programa de lectura de verano para adultos
Bronx Library Center Latino & Puerto Rican Cultural Center Ven & Disfruta La celebración de las novelas gráficas ¡en español! Programa de lectura de verano para adultos Viernes 26 de Agosto, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm Participa para ganar la tableta de fuego Para los más leídos Novelas gráficas españolas Come & Enjoy Celebration for the Spanish Graphic Novels Adult Summer Reading Program Friday August 26, 2016 3:00-5:00 pm Enter To Win Fire Tablet For The Most Read…
Bronx Library Center, Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural CollectionAdults
Sun, August 28
@ 1 p.m.
New E-Reader APP-SimpleE Download e-books
Learn how to use SimplyE to download ebooks onto your kindle, nook, PC or Mac computer. This is a new way that the library is making downloading and reading ebooks on your device or computer even easier!
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, August 29
@ 2 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, August 29
@ 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
Tue, August 30
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
MS 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,
50+,
Adults
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