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The New York Public Library offers more than 80,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find an event that interests you. All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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33 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, October 3
@ 2 p.m.
Email Sign-up Lab
Use this supervised lab time to sign up for a free email account. The account you create will be required for later email classes. (Please note: this is not a class on how to use email. This session will be used solely for the purpose of signing up for an account.) There are no handouts for this Open Lab.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 2 p.m.
Blogging for Beginners
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.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, October 6
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 11 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 6
@ 4 p.m.
Bunny Magic Show
Pete and Chris Amusements performs a magic show complete with a real live bunny! Best for children ages 2 and older.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, October 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Legos Free for All
Come join us for our newest program! Legos free play. Come take advantage of our many pieces of Legos and make what you want. For ages 3-12.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 11
@ 2 p.m.
Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype's popular platform for video chatting on nearly any internet-connected device.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 2 p.m.
Older Adults and Fraud
This program equips the senior citizens with the knowledge that they need to detect scams that are primarily targeted to the growing generations of vulnerable elders. We are dedicated to reducing senior scam crime which is on the rise. We are happy to supply you with the needed resources and key reminders for preventing fraud. Tahmeed Kalam is a Branch Manager with the Ridgewood Savings Bank. He has a wealth of knowledge about the Banking industry, with over 10 years of experience. During thi…
Woodlawn Heights Library50+,
Adults
Thu, October 13
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 13
@ 11 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Sat, October 15
@ 2 p.m.
Banned Book Club
The title for October is One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, October 17
@ 2 p.m.
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, October 17
@ 4 p.m.
Children & Books
Come join us for the newest event at the library for children...a book discussion for kids, ages 8-12. We will be discussing Charlie & the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, October 18
@ 2 p.m.
Facebook Basics
Need some help navigating Facebook? Catch up with friends and family, share photos, and much more on the popular online social network.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Get Crafty @ the Library!
Join us for a fun craft. Let your imagination run wild with the supplies we give you. Please register your child or children at the information desk.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 20
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, October 21
@ 3:30 p.m.
Games @ the Library!
No video games here, we are going back to board games. Among some of the games we have are Monopoly, Chutes & Ladders & Scrabble. Come join us for a game or two. From ages 3-12.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, October 25
@ 2 p.m.
Twitter Basics
Do you tweet? Learn how to join the conversation by sharing photos, videos, and short messages with other users around the world.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 10:15 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, October 27
@ 11 a.m.
Baby/Toddler Storytime
Come enjoy stories and songs with your baby/toddler. Fun for everyone!
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, November 1
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Buying Guide
Looking to buy a new computer? Confused by all the options out there? Learn about what to look for in product listings and reviews to find just the right computer to suit your needs
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Thu, November 3
@ 4 p.m.
Three Ancient Myths and My Annoying Sister
Maya loves ancient myths! When her younger sister is causing problems, Maya decides it’s time to ask the myths for help. She is then transported into the worlds of three ancient tales from Greece, Norway and Egypt! Recommended for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, November 7
@ 2 p.m.
Getting the Most Out of the NYPL Catalog
Explore our redesigned catalog. Search for books and other materials, learn how to place holds, rate an item, add items to your shelves, look at reviews and create lists.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, November 14
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, November 15
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn a Language with Mango
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango Languages. Learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. Library card and headphones needed for this class.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, November 16
@ 2 p.m.
Mystified by Medicare?
➢ Having Difficulty Making Sense of the Stack of Medicare Insurance Solicitations on Your Kitchen Table? ➢ Unsure Whether You’re Going to Pay Too Much, or Worse Yet, Pay Too Little, and Receive Less than Adequate Coverage? ➢ Want to be CERTAIN that the Coverage You Choose is Accepted by Your Doctors, and Covers Your Prescriptions? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you need to attend this session! Learn the THREE ways you can complete your Medicare health and prescription drug covera…
Woodlawn Heights Library50+,
Adults
Mon, November 21
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Searching Besides Google
Learn how to search using various databases provided by NYPL.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, November 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, November 28
@ 2 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Tue, November 29
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 2 p.m.
We Need to Talk: Completing Your Living Will and Healthcare Proxy
You know you have to do it sometime! Maybe you’ve been putting it off because you’ve thought it was too uncomfortable to confront. Joining this workshop will be the impetus to putting your thoughts down on paper so you can then go on to live your life and sleep a little easier. Ideas presented will help you make the choices that are right for you! Share ideas on how to discuss these issues with your family. Offered by Katherine Schwarz, MS, MPH, a Public Health Educator
Woodlawn Heights Library50+,
Adults

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