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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, October 31
@ 4 p.m.
Not So Spooky Halloween Party
Filled with stories, games, music, and crafts, this Halloween party is sure to be a not so spooky good time. Costumes are encouraged but not required. A costume parade will be part of this event and occur in the library. Children of ages and their families welcome. No registration required. This event will be held in our children's room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 2
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop 3: Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. Class Requirements: This class assumes completion of Photoshop for Beginners, or a familiarity of the material covered in this class.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 4
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 9
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 9
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop 4: Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. Class Requirements: This class assumes completion of Photoshop for Beginners, or a familiarity of the material covered in this class.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Little Picassos
Is there an artist inside of you waiting to emerge? Then don’t miss this chance to draw, paint, and create. We will learn about famous artists and their style with a brief read aloud. Then, from Impressionism to Pop Art, we will try to create our own artistic visions using famous masterpieces as our inspiration. Ages 5-12 welcome. Tuesday, October 3 - Pablo Picasso Tuesday, November 14 - Henri Matisse Tuesday, December 5 - Joan Miro
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Balloon Sculpture Giveaway
Balloon art giveaway program. This is an open-ended, balloon sculpture giveaway program. New: Holiday Balloon Sculpture designs for seasonal themed events. For a structured show and workshop, please choose the program below. Best for children ages 3 and older. Presented by Annette Lipson
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 5:30 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk: Addressing Drug Use in Our Community
The St. George Library Center and West New Brighton Libraries, along with the Richmond County District Attorney's Office and the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness, are proud to present a three month series of community conversations discussions geared towards engaging our neighbors, discussing issues that matter to us and having a few cups of coffee together. Each month we will be discussing a different aspect of the topic. November 15th at 5:30 PM: St. George Library Center Dr…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, November 16
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 7: Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, November 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, November 18
@ 3 p.m.
Graphic Novel Book Club: Paper Girls
In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time. Suburban drama and otherworldly mysteries collide in this smash-hit series about nostalgia, first jobs, and the last days of childhood. Open to new and experienced comic book readers!
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, November 18
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, November 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "Cave Dwellers"
Cave Dwellers In late 1937, the young lieutenant Oskar Langweil is recruited to this cause while attending a party at the lavish home of a baroness. A high-ranking officer in Germany's counterintelligence agency brings Oskar into the fold because of their mutual involvement in a patriotic youth league, and soon dispatches him to Washington, D.C., on a perilous mission. Despite his best efforts, Oskar is compromised, and must immediately find a way to sneak back into Germany unnoticed. A childh…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 1 p.m.
ORIGAMI: Mind and Body
Relax your mind and let your subtle senses guide your hands and eyes one fold at a time. Paced for adults and precocious, attentive young minds. No registration required. Hands-on activity. Materials supplied. MONTHLY WORKSHOPS ON SATURDAYS 09/16/17 10am – 12pm 10/28/17 10am – 12pm 11/25/17 1pm – 3pm 12/09/17 1pm – 3pm
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Teachers,
Adults
Sat, November 25
@ 3 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,E…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Python - *PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be from 10AM - 12PM, the second from 1PM - 3PM, with a one hour lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Little Picassos
Is there an artist inside of you waiting to emerge? Then don’t miss this chance to draw, paint, and create. We will learn about famous artists and their style with a brief read aloud. Then, from Impressionism to Pop Art, we will try to create our own artistic visions using famous masterpieces as our inspiration. Ages 5-12 welcome. Tuesday, October 3 - Pablo Picasso Tuesday, November 14 - Henri Matisse Tuesday, December 5 - Joan Miro
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
STEM Wednesdays
Learn basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts. This fun learning experience begins with a short read aloud followed by either hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering. Children ages 5-12 welcome. No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Room. STEM Wednesdays will follow the schedule below: October 18 - Engineering November 15 - Science November 29 - Technology December 6 - Engineering Decemb…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Sat, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "Into the Wild"
Into the Wild In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild.…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
STEM Wednesdays
Learn basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts. This fun learning experience begins with a short read aloud followed by either hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering. Children ages 5-12 welcome. No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Room. STEM Wednesdays will follow the schedule below: October 18 - Engineering November 15 - Science November 29 - Technology December 6 - Engineering Decemb…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Wed, December 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
STEM Wednesdays
Learn basic STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) concepts. This fun learning experience begins with a short read aloud followed by either hands-on science experiments, engineering challenges, or technology tinkering. Children ages 5-12 welcome. No registration required. This program will be held in the Children's Room. STEM Wednesdays will follow the schedule below: October 18 - Engineering November 15 - Science November 29 - Technology December 6 - Engineering Decemb…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Children
Sat, January 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "Revolver"
Revolver Philadelphia, 1965: Two street cops--one black, one white--are gunned down in a corner bar. One of the fallen officers, Stan Walczak, leaves behind a 12-year-old boy, Jimmy. Philadelphia, 1995: Homicide detective Jim Walczak learns that his father's alleged killer, Terrill Lee Stanton, has been sprung from prison. Jim stalks the ex-con, hoping to finally learn the truth. Philadelphia, 2015: Jim's daughter Audrey, a forensic science student, re-opens her grandfather's murder for…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, January 17
@ 5:30 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk: Addressing Drug Use in Our Community
The St. George Library Center and West New Brighton Libraries, along with the Richmond County District Attorney's Office and the Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness, are proud to present a three month series of community conversations discussions geared towards engaging our neighbors, discussing issues that matter to us and having a few cups of coffee together. Each month we will be discussing a different aspect of the topic. November 15th @ 5:30 PM: St. George Library Center Dru…
St. George Library Center, Auditorium
Geller House
Adults
Sat, February 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "Ripper: the Secret Life of Walter Sickert"
Ripper From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing exposé of one of the world’s most chilling cases of serial murder—and the police force that failed to solve it. Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert made a name for himself as a painter in Victorian London. But the ghoulish nature of his art—as well as extensive evidence—points to another name, one that’s left its bloody mark on the pages of history: J…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, March 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "A Short History of Nearly Everything"
A Short History of Nearly Everything In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail—well, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understa…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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