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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, August 19
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Sun, August 20
@ 1 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
Sun, August 20
@ 1 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, August 20
@ 2 p.m.
Family Tech Tinker Time
Children ages 6-12 are invited to this series introducing technology, robots, simple coding, and more. Use littleBits, build a banana piano to play in Java, and bristle bots. Plenty of time to build independently and get your tinker on will be built in!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, August 20
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Stories for a Sunday Afternoon
You worked all week and did the chores on Saturday. You deserve a chance to relax with a few stories with your little one! Songs, stories, and family time is just what you need. We'll have guest story sharers from around the Library system (and some familiar faces) . All children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Recommended age: 0-5 years old
Inwood LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, August 20
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime
A storytime for toddlers and preschoolers, ages 18 months - 5 years, and their parent or caregiver. An action packed program including songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bubbles and picture books.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, August 20
@ 3 p.m.
Preschool Storytime
Children ages 3-5 can enjoy picture books with the librarian.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Sun, August 20
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Reading Power Hour
Hang out at the Library this summer and challenge yourself to read 20 minutes a day! Earn prizes by joining us as for Reading Power Hours, checking out books, attending FREE Programs and more. DON'T FORGET to write down the name of the book you read, and how many minutes you read on the calendar and have a parent or librarian sign your log-book to earn 3 STARS.
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Sun, August 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Funny Hanger Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 21
@ 8 a.m.
Early Literacy
Summer Reading Coloring time@PKR
There will be a coloring table in our children's room where children will be able to have a limit of three coloring pages per day until August 31,2017.
Parkchester Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 9:15 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 9:30 a.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
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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 st…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.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.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
I need a Doctor: Health Information Online
I need a Doctor: Health Information Online Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites. *Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Daily LEGO Time!!!
Come in and play with our Lego Table, available every day for anyone wanting to make their imagination come to life.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌電郵 (Gmail Basics)
Class taught in Chinese Language only. 如何使用谷歌電郵
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Laptime for Pre-Walkers (birth to 12 months)
Babies from birth to 12 months old (pre-walkers) and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. Space is limited. Tickets are given out on a first come, first served basis.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Busy Bumble Bees: Summer Baby and Toddler Story and Play Time
Babies and Toddlers are growing every day, every minute, rain or shine; they never stop learning. Join us in enriching their learning experience through songs, rhumes and picture books yu share with your babies and toddlers. Cricial early literacy skills for their life-lng learning are easily enhanced though everyday TAKING, SINGING, READING, WRITING AND PLAYING! Thirty minutes of group activity will be followed by unstructured playtime. Mondays and Fridays in the morning; last class is Monday…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:15 a.m.
Canceled
Early Literacy
Toddler Tales (walking to age 3)
Toddlers and their caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger-plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. Late entry to storytimes on the third floor are not permitted. For walking children up to age 3 ; limited to 30.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive
Learn how to use the cloud storage available for FREE with your Gmail account and how to store your digital files. MUST have an active GMAIL account.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
How'd You Do That? ...................... Ipad/Android Settings
Come learn about the settings for the Ipad and Android, such as syncing bluetooth devices, controlling sounds, notifications, multitasking gestures and privacy settings.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.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
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching Part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Libra…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Comfy Couch Playtime
Explore books, puzzles, blocks and more as you enjoy our cozy carpet area and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note this is free, self-guided play time with a selection of toys to boost cognitive and motor development (not a structured program). Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Session I - Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime 雙語故事時間 (普通話和英語)
Come join us for a bilingual storytime (Mandarin and English) filled with songs, stories and purposeful play! Recommended for kids from birth to 5 years of age. Parent/caregiver must be present. Please only attend one session. 欢迎参加本馆的双语故事时间!本馆将会使用普通话和英语来讲故事,唱活泼的歌曲和童谣。欢迎婴儿到五岁的孩子以及监护人来参加。請僅一天參加一個雙語故事時間。
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime: Baby and Me
A program for just baby and you! Join us for toys, books, action rhymes, and social bonding with other babies. For ages 0-18 months. Parent/caregiver participation is required and expected for the program.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.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!
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 24 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, rhymes and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bitty Book Buddies
A fun and interactive program for babies and toddlers ages 0-36 months. Hear stories, sing songs, play with puppets, shake your sillies... and make new friends! Please note that the Monday session takes places before the library opens to the public. Doors open @ 10:30am and close at the start of the program, approximately 10:45am Limited to 30 children. First come, first served. Music & toys will be provided before and after the program - meet other caregivers/parents in the neighborho…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Programs in a Box
TINKER SHOP SUMMER 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences; the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey; Carnegie Corporation of New York and the City of New York…
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs, and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting and Crochet and Adult Coloring.
Come join other kitters, crocheters and those with a coloring bent at all skill levels for time together to exchange ideas and knowledge. All are welcome. Registration not required.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Activities
Staff led programs that engage children and tweens in a variety of activites including LEGO building, card and board games, science experiments, arts and craft, karaoke, and more.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Internet para principiantes.
Aprender las características y Conceptos básicos del Internet.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime / Tiempo de Cuentos Bilingüe
Hola! Families will enjoy 45 fun-filled minutes this Spring 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 LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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