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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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 RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Karaoke by PEP
Let your inner Voice shine - come sing your favorite songs with and for your friends at Parkchester Library! Patti LuPone as Eva Peron singing "Don't Cry For Me, Argentina"
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Fall 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 6-11. ProjectArt Fall Sessions will last from 3:30 to 4:30 on the following afternoons: September 14, 21, 28 October 5, 12, 19, 26 November 2, 16, 30 December 7, 14
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Ongoing
Crochet
Did you know that crochet and yarncrafting can benefit your health? 10 most health benefits of yarncrafting Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados. Interested in learning more? Check out a variety at your nearest library.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Graphic Novel Book Club
Join us for the Graphic Novel Book Club, where we explore and talk about graphic novels and comics outside of the standard superhero line up. October's Graphic Novel of the Month is Harrow County Vol. 1 by Cullen Bunn and Tyler Crook. Emmy always knew that the woods surrounding her home crawled with ghosts and monsters. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she learns that she is connected to these creatures--and to the land itself--in a way she never imagined. It's a spooky southern…
Parkchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Today
@ 7 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Fri, October 20
@ 10 a.m.
SNAP (Food Stamps) and Nutrition Information from HRA
A representative from Human Resource Administration will be available to answer questions regarding Food Program eligibility.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 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, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Computers for Beginners
Overwhelmed by technology? Don't know which button to click or press or how on earth to access anything online? This class is for you! Get an easy, friendly introduction to computing and how to guard your privacy online. Learn what all the fuss is about and join the technology revolution.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 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, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } 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!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, October 22
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
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, October 23
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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 Lab
De la Hoz Daycare Center
Adults
Mon, October 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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, October 23
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Story Time / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes as they learn Spanish through stories and music. 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, October 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word | S.C.F.U. private session
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
Mon, October 23
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teens 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 downstairs Meeting 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 Indo…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 23
@ 4 p.m.
Crazy Chemistry
Crazy Chemistry is designed to be an exciting introduction for children to the nature of the world around them. They will make predictions, perform experiments, and draw conclusions as they explore different types of solids, liquids, and gases. Best for ages 8-12 years. Presented by Children's Museum of Manhattan
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 24
@ 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 Library
Community Room
Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 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! Limited to 25 children and their parents/caregivers. 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
Tue, October 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Google Apps
Do you wanna know? Google knows. Google knows who what when where how and why. So if you want to know ask google. Explore the depths, discover the amazing.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Karaoke #YAatPK
Karaoke is Japanese for "empty orchestra." Come fill up Parkchester's community room with your renditions of songs by your favorite artists. We know Parkchester has talent and a love of music. Come share yours and bring your friends!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Tue, October 24
@ 7 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Wed, October 25
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online | S.C.F.U. private session
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Parkchester Library - October 2017
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 characters 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…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, October 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word for Mac
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, October 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word | S.C.F.U. private session
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel for Mac
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
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
Wed, October 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Game On! Nintendo Wii @ Parkchester #YAatPK
.sixty img{ width: 60%; height: auto; } 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!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 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 RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop Image Blending
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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