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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
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
Sat, November 25
@ 2 p.m.
Breastfeeding Workshop
Breastfeeding Workshop with Audelle Bodie, Certified Lactation Counselor Get information on recognizing newborn feeding cues, proper latching techniques, and community resources. Audelle Bodie is a Certified Lactation Counselor serving the Bronx and surrounding areas. As a postpartum doula, she is passionate about making the "4th trimester" easier for new families. Audelle is an advocate for the #Not62 campaign to improve the health of Bronx residents. No Registration Required
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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://www.eventbrite.com/o/2004915853 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, November 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Beginners for Mac
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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, November 27
@ 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, November 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Beginners 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
Mon, November 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
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)
Tue, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 12:30 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
Tue, November 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Photoshop Image Out of Bounds
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
Tue, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 5:30 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, November 28
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Tuesdays: Soul Food Junkies
Join us at Parkchester Library to watch the 2012 documentary film Soul Food Junkies presented by #not62 which is a campaign to improve the health of Bronx residents. "To many African Americans, soul food is sacrament, ritual, and a key expression of cultural identity. But does this traditional cuisine do more harm to health than it soothes the soul?" No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, November 28
@ 6:30 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, November 29
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Parkchester Library - November 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, November 29
@ 11:30 a.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
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 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
Wed, November 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
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!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, November 30
@ 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, November 30
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad for Beginners
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 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
Thu, November 30
@ 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
Thu, November 30
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Facebook Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your Facebook page? Don't know how to upload images? Curious about how it works? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance for your social network Facebook.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, December 1
@ 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, December 1
@ 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, December 1
@ 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, December 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
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!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 2
@ 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://www.eventbrite.com/o/2004915853 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
Sat, December 2
@ 12 noon
Mindful Meditation
As part of Parkchester Library’s Healthy Saturdays series, we will be watching a video on Mindful Mediation. In the video, UCLA professor and executive coach John Ullmen, PhD, explains the fundamentals of mindfulness and provides step-by-step methods that anyone can use. Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sun, December 3
@ 3 p.m.
Learn a New Language
Come to the library to learn how to use Mango Languages, a free language-learning tool provided by the library! After learning how to use the program, you will have time to practice using our computers. No Registration Required.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
Immigrants
Mon, December 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Songwriter's Studio
Participants will examine the craft of songwriting through the use of poetry, percussion and singing. We will first break down the structure in popular American songs then as a group, construct a song together. We will discuss our community, the effects of music and how we can change the world. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Community Word Project
Parkchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 4
@ 4 p.m.
The Gingerbread Man
"Run, run, as fast as you can - you can't catch me I'm the Gingerbread Man!" The classic story of a little running cookie - with a holiday twist. Sing along as the Gingerbread Man outwits and outruns various hungry animals - and figure out what he really wants for Christmas. Puppet show in a traditional puppet booth, 35-40 minutes long. We encourage the audience to sing along with several non-religious holiday songs. Best for ages 2 to 6 years old with parent/caregiver. Presented by WonderSpar…
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 5
@ 5:30 p.m.
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness Through Meditation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well being are based on the science of Upa Yoga, which is oriented towards physical and psychological benefits. These practices include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. Benefits of the program: Enhanced focus, memory and productivity,Relieve chronic ailments and improve overall health,En…
Parkchester LibraryAdults
Wed, December 6
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, December 6
@ 2:30 p.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, December 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
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!
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 7
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, December 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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