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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring for Senior
Ready for the art therapy? Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
January Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! This month we will be watching movies with Denzel Washington! January 6, 2017 Safe House (R) 114 min When a CIA-operated safe house is targeted by a group of bad guys, the facility's house-sitter is tasked with the dangerous job of moving the criminal who is being hidden there to another secure location. January 13, 2017 Training Day (R) 120 min Ethan Hawke stars as Ja…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
One-On-One Computer Sessions
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about: Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Basic Internet Our one-on-one 30-minute computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.**
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
If you like to write and like to meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing workshop! All writers of all styles are welcome to participate in writing and editing exercises. Brush up your writing skills!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Board games avialable upon request at the circulation desk. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
January Friday Films
January 6: Finding Dory (2016) January 13: Hands of Stone (2016) January 20: Southside with You (2016) January 27: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) Fridays at 2 pm Community Room (Lower Lobby)
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:15 p.m.
Computer Basics!
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Adult Knitting Club
ADULT KNITTING CLUB Seward Park Branch Library Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 & 27 @ 2:30 to 3:30PM. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn!
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Digital Music-Making Workshop
Teens will learn how to use GarageBand for iPads to make their own musical creations. This lesson will cover beat making, audio effects, audio sampling, sound mixing and basic music terminology. Each lesson is limited to six students due to space. Openings will be filled on a first-come basis. Bring your own headphones.
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Playdate (Prewalkers): Family Literacy Workshop
Join us for a baby playdate! Babies from 6-12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers will take part in a variety of activities which support early literacy skills. Toys will be provided. Please note that this is not a structured program and that children must be supervised at all times. Space is limited to 20 babies. Registration will begin on Friday, January 13.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
All The Light We Can Not See by Anthony Doerr Books will be loaned to participants. Please contact the New Dorp Library to reserve your copy. Participants are expected to read the book in advance of the meeting and come prepared to take part in the discussion.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Dr. Martin Luther King Movie Marathon
Join us as we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, civil rights activist and humanitarian. For three successive weeks in January, we will be featuring film portrayals from the life of Dr. King. Films Featured: Selma (2014) Boycott (2001) All the Way (2016)
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Families
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - January 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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Video Games
Play Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and many other exciting Wii games on the big screen.Fridays at 3. Ages 10 & up.
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Movies at St. George
Blair Witch Friday, January 6 2:30 p.m. Genre: Horror/Thriller Starring: James Allen McCune; Corbin Reid Rated R; 1 hr 29 mins Blair Witch What Now? Friday, January 13 2:30 p.m. Genre: Comedy/Documentary Starring: Kevin Hart Rated R; 1 hr 26 mins What Now? The Girl on the Train Friday, January 20 2:30 p.m.…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:45 p.m.
Kids Get Active Fridays
Being fit and healthy is more than just eating right - it's also about being active! Join in on the fun as we bust some Just Dance moves on the Wii game console.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Art Club
Children get to express themselves through creative art.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
On Fridays, at 3 P.M. we plan a series of special activities to celebrate the beginning of the weekend so check out this month's events and come hang out with us! January 20th- String Art
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your social media profiles? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Minecraft Engineering
Join other Minecraft lovers and play in multiplayer mode using our fully equipped laptops! We'll complete different challenges, goals, and learn the ins and outs of the world of Minecraft!
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Xbox Gaming Hour
Show your stuff with exciting Xbox games in the library. Bring your friends and your gaming thumbs and get ready to rumble!
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON Friday January 20 2017, at 3:00pm, FOR AN AFTERNOON OF OPEN MIC AT THE NEW AMSTERDAM LIBRARY. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play videos games, hangout with friends, use laptops to watch videos or simply read a book All New York Public Library programs are free of charge
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Board Games
Come and have fun playing board games with family and friends!!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Wii Time!
Come and play Wii at the library!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Belly Dancing
Stay in shape with belly dancing. Come in comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Teens
Teen Game On!
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills with the Wii and challenge your friends to a game in the library. Take part in our tournaments! For ages 12 to 18.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Crafty Afternoons:Hats
Come join us as we create unique hats For children of all ages
Columbus LibraryChildren
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Creative Coloring club
Use your creativity to color in your favorite characters and seasonal scenes. Crayons and coloring sheets on different themes are provided.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Wii Fridays!
Back by popular demand, Wii has returned! Stop by the Teen Corner on Fridays to school your friends, show off your skills, and claim bragging rights.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
SAT/ACT Prep
If you're planning on taking the SAT or ACT next year, get a jump start and come study with us! Feel free to bring in questions, ask for tips, or check out a study guide!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Electronic Fun with littleBits
Come and create your own inventions using littleBits™. LittlleBits™ are electronic building blocks operated by circuits. All materials will be provided. No registration required, but limit of 12. Ages 8 and up.
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Kiddie Tech
Free computer use for one hour without a library card. Limit 12 participants.
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, January 20
@ 3 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess at Webster
Are you a chess champion? You want to show off your best moves against other chess fans? Whether you're a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time Fridays at 3 p.m. Learn how to play, practice your skills, or to play a game. All materials will be provided, and an experienced instructor Timothy Mobley will lead the group. Led by Timothy Mobley.
Webster Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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