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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners with Wordpress
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 2 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, May 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Spring 2017 at Columbus Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 PM April 5, 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Library and is supported in part by the N…
Columbus LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Thu, May 25
@ 10:30 a.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
My Reputation 1946; 94 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring – Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Eve Arden & Warner Anderson Director – Curtis Bernhardt After the recent death of her husband, Jessica is lonely and out of sorts. She meets two men who are very different. As Jessica debates the merits of passion versus security, she becomes the subject of mean-spirited gossipmongers.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 2 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
Thu, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Photoshop: Compositing Techniques
Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with Layer Styles, Layer Comps, Advanced Text Tools, and Alternate Transform modes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 4 p.m.
Family Board Game Night
Join us as the library pulls out its board games for a special night of fun!
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, May 26
@ 12 noon
NYC Rent Freeze Informational Session
Informational Session Come and meet with representatives from the NYC Department of Finance (DOF) and learn about the Rent Freeze Program..
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, May 26
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Life on the Line 2016; 98 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, Inc..; Rated R Starring – John Travolta, Kate Bosworth, Devon Sawa, Julie Benz & Gil Bellows Direcor – David Heckl As a huge electrical storm sweeps towards Texas, lineman Beau is haunted by memories of his brother's death by lightning years earlier. Bailey, the niece Beau helped raise, has a secret she needs to share with her boyfriend, Duncan. But he and Beau's brave team are racing to replace miles of power cables before the te…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, May 26
@ 3 p.m.
Crafty Afternoons: Botttle Print and Button Flowers
Join us as create beautiful flowers. For children ages 3 and up
Columbus LibraryChildren
Tue, May 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, May 30
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, May 30
@ 2 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
Tue, May 30
@ 4 p.m.
Family Board Game Night
Join us as the library pulls out its board games for a special night of fun!
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2 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, May 31
@ 2 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, May 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE.
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 1
@ 10:30 a.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, June 1
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 1
@ 4 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Sat, June 3
@ 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, June 3
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Select Saturdays at 1 PM Sat. April 1st ................................The Taming of the Shrew Sat. June 3rd.................................The Tragedy of Othello, the Moore of Venice Sat. August 5th.............................The First Part of Henry the Fourth Sat. October 7th...........................Measure for Measure Sat. December 2nd.......................The Tragedy of…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Mon, June 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 5
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 5
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Creative and Coding Open Lab for Teens
Working on a Photoshop or Illustrator project? Designing your new website? Come use the Tech Connect computer lab to work on your own creative projects with the help from an instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, June 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, June 6
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, June 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, June 7
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 8
@ 10:30 a.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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, June 8
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, June 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Google CS First Club: Gizmos & Gadgets!
This free class is the perfect introduction to coding, circuitry, and robotics for kids. Through fun hands-on STEAM activities, students learn by playing with technology.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, June 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, June 10
@ 1 p.m.
Reflections of Myself; A Memoir Writing Experience
Eight Session Memoir Writing Workshop @ Columbus Library Select Saturdays 1 PM - 3 PM April 8, 15, 22 & 29; May 6, 13 & 20; June 10 and Culminating Event June 17 Join us for this eight session Memoir Writing workshop with teaching artist Kate Bell, who will share her vast knowledge of memoir writing techniques with you.…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Mon, June 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, June 12
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 12
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Creative and Coding Open Lab for Teens
Working on a Photoshop or Illustrator project? Designing your new website? Come use the Tech Connect computer lab to work on your own creative projects with the help from an instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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