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Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Come join us for a book discussion on "Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. The Maltese Falcon is a classic of American literature. It chronicles the story of private detective Sam Spade, and his associate Miles Archer, who is hired by a "Miss Wonderly" to follow Floyd Thursby, who she suspects ran off with her sister. Soon enough both Archer, and Thursby are found dead, and Spade is the leading suspect. Eventually the District Attorney ties the shootings to a Chicago gambler named Dixie Monah…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime for Pre-Walkers
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood! For ages 0-18 months. Limited to 50 babies and their caregivers; first-come first-served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Baby Storytime: Baby Lapsit
Interact and bond with your baby while reading, singing, and rhyming with your favorite Librarian!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren
Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Tales for Tots
Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies, toddlers, and their caregivers, followed by a short playtime. For children ages 0-3 years old and their caregivers.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Storytime: Fun Time for Little Folks
Songs and stories for the very young, with adult caregiver. For ages 0 - 3.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
PS 56
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Open Play
After storytime, stay and play in the Children's Reading Room! Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play, listen to music, and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This program is for both caregiver and child. It is not a structured program. Recommended for Ages: 0-24 Months *Our reading room is a multi-purpose space. Take care to supervise children at all times. Please note that Open Play may end early to prepare for library meetings and programs; staff…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Inwood LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Quiet Study Room (Thursdays)
No talking, no cell phone, and no noise are required in our quiet study room. This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability. If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer! Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Lapidus Talks @ Noon: Afro-Iberians as Black European Sailors, Soldiers, Travelers, and Traders in the Spanish Empire During the 1500s and 1600s
Speaker: Leo Garofalo, Associate Professor of History, Connecticut College From 1471 to 1700, enslaved and free Africa- and Europe-born African people made up perhaps 20% of southern Iberia’s urban populations. As sailors, soldiers, traders, artisans, and servants, they became part of Spanish expansion into the Americas and Asia, and raiding and trading in Africa. Archival documents from the 1530s to 1680s reveal struggles for survival by individuals and families in a branch of the African Dias…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive - Sheets
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving spreadsheet.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Speedy Book Discussion: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Don't have time for a long book discussion? Then come down to New Amsterdam for a Speedy One! This month we will be discussing Don't You Cry by Mary Kubica.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Lunchtime Play!
Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., the upstairs community room is open for lunchtime play. Toys will be available to play with while you and your little ones eat lunch.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Pre-school Playtime
Pre-Schoolers with their parents/caregivers can play with age-appropriate toys and socialize with other pre-schoolers in the neighborhood.
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Basic Typing for Beginners
Learn the basics about typing including various keys and their functions.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Basics / Computación Básica
Are you new to computers? We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more. Quieres aprender cómo usar una computadora? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, ratón de computadora, primeros pasos con el correo electrónico, y las redes sociales y más.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
Postponed
RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 at 12 pm. ALC Workshop - Introduction to the USCIS Naturalization Interview and Test
RESCHEDULED for THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23 at 12:00 PM. This workshop will provide an introduction to the USCIS Naturalization interview and civics test. Students will receive independent study materials, a list of nearby low-cost immigration legal providers, and a tour of the library's citizenship corner.
St. George Library Center, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Computer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12 noon
MidWinter Recess- Art and Crafts/Coloring
Join us this week : February 21, 2017 to February 24, 2017 for Arts and Crafts and Coloring from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 12:15 p.m.
Weekly Meditation
Developing a meditation practice can be a life changing experience. Meditation can give you the opportunity to relax and unburden your heart and mind of life's challenges of you really understand how to use the practice. The effects can be absolutely profound. This weekly meditation group will be led by long-time meditator and Huffington Post contributor, Devi Sawh. Devi has been meditating for over 22 years. Learn more about the benefits and how to develop an effective meditation practice i…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Thursdays February 9 and February 23 Time: 12:45p-1:30p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Thursdays
Daybreak Independent Services Inc. is committed to developing and providing an integrated comprehensive system of services for adults with a wide range of Developmental Disabilities. Laptop tech time for Daybreak participants. Tuesdays at 11:30 and Thursdays at 12:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Money Matters
Free E-file Tax Assistance
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: • Earn less than $64,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). • Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills • Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of inc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
City Island Scrabble Club
If you’re looking for some friendly competition, then join our new Scrabble Club! Come in and flex your vocabulary muscles. You may even learn a thing or two while you’re making some new friends. Note: Limited to 12 participants, registration required. Call 718-885-1703 or stop by the branch to reserve your spot! Thursday February 9th and 23rd at 1:00 p.m.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Board Game Hour
Come and join the West Farms family as we play Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, and other board games!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Drive 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 Google Apps.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Board Games for Adults
Join us at the library for a fun afternoon of board games and good music! Meet new friends and play Monopoly, Scrabble, Chess , Trivia Pursuit and many more! Bring your own games, friends (and your skills!)
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Community Information
Retro Board Gaming and Jigsaws for Adults
Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! Jigsaws are every 2nd Thursday. All levels of play are welcome. Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends to play with.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
EZ Silkscreen
Teens make a stencil of their own design and then silkscreen their own posters. Learn about pattern design and positive and negative space as it relates to both art and math. Presented by Staten Island MakerSpace. For ages 13 to 18 years old.
Port Richmond LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RobotTakeover
Robot Takeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4 day mini-camp, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. This workshop series is Free. First come, first served. Limit 15 children. For ages 5-12.
St. George Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
The Craft Corner
Enjoy an afternoon of Arts & Crafts. This month's crafts: Valentine's Day Cards!
Tremont LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more in…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
Move it to Music
Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music. The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis. If you are interested in attending please contact info@bloominplace.org or call (212) 842-8831.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
The Craft Corner
Enjoy an afternoon of Arts & Crafts. This month's crafts: Valentine's Day Cards!
Tremont LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 1 p.m.
NYSOH - Table
New York State of Health representative will be at the library assisting patrons in enrolling in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
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