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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
Kids Unplugged!
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without staring at a screen. Come join us in the upstairs Reading Room to make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoor…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Open Lab
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 9 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Please visit https://mhfa_pcl.timetap.com to sign up and learn more! These FREE trainings are from 9:00AM-5:00PM. This event is sponsored by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Image Editing
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 20 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music, followed by 25 minutes of play-dough sensory time or craft. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Transitions & Animations
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Digital Tech | 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, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Digital Tech | 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, February 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teens Unplugged! #YAatPK
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without staring at a screen. Come join us and make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoor Games Book: The 200 Best Bo…
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Circle of Care—Caregiver Support
Are you a caregiver for a loved one? Have questions about Alzheimer's and dementia? Have a free one-on-one consultation to help ease the stress of caregiving.
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time
Bring your child (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and creating a craft to help their brains grow!
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 27
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
Beginner English for Bengali Speakers
This is a beginner class for English language learners whose first language is Bengali. The class will go over basic English vocabulary and grammar. No registration required.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Access For Beginners
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Chinese Chi Energy and Meditation #YAatPK
Chinese Chi energy aligns breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation. It cultivates focus, patience, persistence for teens. This program will help teens to cultivate a smooth mind and spiritual concentration. For ages 13 -18 years old. Presented by Wall Street Chinese
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Group: Parkchester Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half-hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The actors speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate-level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the Library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program work…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, February 28
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Digital Tech | Kanopy Video Streaming
Learn what is Kanopy, how to create and access the Kanopy collection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including: the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. You can watch films from anywhere, any time, on your smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word | Document Formatting
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, February 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester! Laptops are also available for use on a first come, first served basis.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, February 28
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read Aloud
A librarian will share picture books, engaging children with the joy of reading and life-long learning. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, March 1
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP volunteers can help you file your taxes online for free! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. Space is limited to the first 10 people. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM. Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statemen…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 1
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Puzzles and Play
Children from birth to five years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and work with puzzle sets, also spend time with other children in the neighborhood. While you're here, be sure to check out the Library's great collection of children's stories, both old and new.
Parkchester Library, Children's Room
Roosevelt Island Seniors Association
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, March 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Winter Sessions
ProjectArt transforms public libraries into vital cultural hubs that offer students year-round visual art classes taught by both emerging visual artists and college students. This program is geared towards children ages 8-12.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 1
@ 5 p.m.
Ongoing
Crochet
Learn and practice crochet and socialize with other aficionados. Check out some books with Dewey Decimal Classification number 746.43 in the nonfiction area at your local branch to learn more! Want to learn how to craft on a budget? Read about it here.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time: Read and Play
Bring your little ones (birth to five years old) for a morning of stories, songs and rhymes to help their brains grow! Make new friends afterwards while your child plays with various learning and fun toys.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, March 2
@ 2 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Computers for Beginners
Interested in using computers but don't know where to start? Want to improve your typing and learn basic computer vocabulary and skills? Come to Computers for Beginners!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Kids Unplugged!
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without staring at a screen. Come join us in the upstairs Reading Room to make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoor…
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester! Laptops are also available for use on a first come, first served basis.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
Meditation For Relaxation
Meditation For Relaxation presented by the Isha Foundation. This class offers simple but powerful practices involving the breath, as well as a guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of relaxation to both body and mind. This session will be conducted by a trained Isha facilitator, after which ongoing online support will be available. No prior meditation experience needed. Please arrive on an empty stomach. No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Sun, March 4
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Open Lab
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, March 5
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 20 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music, followed by 25 minutes of play-dough sensory time or craft. Both Spanish and Non-Spanish speakers are welcome! For ages 1-5. ¡Hola! Las familias disfrutarán esta primavera mientras aprendan Español a través de cuentos y música. ¡Todos son bienvenidos! Para edades 1-5.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, March 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester! Laptops are also available for use on a first come, first served basis.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 6
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Story Time
Bring your child (birth to four years old) for a morning of stories, songs and creating a craft to help their brains grow!
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, March 6
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
Beginner English for Bengali Speakers
This is a beginner class for English language learners whose first language is Bengali. The class will go over basic English vocabulary and grammar. No registration required.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, March 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Teens Unplugged! #YAatPK
While modern technology offers us opportunities that are truly incredible and life-changing, it's important to remember that you can still have quite a lot of fun without staring at a screen. Come join us and make new friends while playing a variety of card and board games! If the event leaves you wanting more unplugged fun, check out some of these books filled with ideas for creative games and activities: Unbored Games: Serious Fun for Everyone The Ultimate Indoor Games Book: The 200 Best Bo…
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 6
@ 4 p.m.
Space Oddities
Students enrolled in Space Oddities have the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the Earth, sun and the surrounding planets. Through inquiry and experiments, students learn about what life may be like on other planets, what stars are made of, and how astronauts travel all the way to the moon. Through a variety of interactive and science-based lessons, students discover and learn basic concepts of physics, geography, astronomy, and geology. This program is designed to meet performance s…
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, March 7
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Group: Parkchester Library - March 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half-hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The actors speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate-level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the Library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program work…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the controller and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Join us for Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester! Laptops are also available for use on a first come, first served basis.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Designing a Dream City
If you could create your own city, what would it have? Would there be a playground? How would you get from place to place? Where would you live? Let your imagination run wild and create your very own city in this four-session workshop series using LEGO® bricks! Preregistration required. Limit 12 participants. Week 1: Where We Live - Participants will plan and build a place to live using LEGO® bricks and pieces. Week 2: Where We Play - Participants will work in groups to plan, design, a…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 8
@ 9 a.m.
Free Tax Preparation & E-file with AARP
AARP volunteers can help you file your taxes online for free! While AARP specializes in seniors, all adults are welcome to participate in the program. Space is limited to the first 10 people. Clients will be signed up in order of appearance. Sign-up starts the day of at 8 AM. Please bring the following with you (if applicable) when you come to the Library: Social Security cards for yourself and all dependents Your photo ID W-2 forms from each employer Unemployment compensation statemen…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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