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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, December 12
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
NYPL EBooks for Kindle
You can check Library eBooks out on your Kindles! Come learn how with our free hands-on class. Kindle Fires and wi-fi ereaders only.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Crochet and Knitting Group
Do you like to crochet? Do you like to knit? Join our volunteer led group! Whatever your passion come socialize with others who share your interest and perhaps even pick up some extra tips and tricks as you work your own creations. Please bring your own supplies. Pattern books will be provided to peruse and get inspiration and are available to check out with your library card! Meets Tuesdays bimonthly from 10am to 12pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Guía de Compras para Computadoras y Celulares y Tabletas: Concepto Básico y Inteligentes.
Aprender sobre el hardware y el software antes de comprar una computadora. Aprenda sobre los planes y cómo funciona todo el proceso de compra de teléfonos celulares. Aprenda la diferencia entre teléfonos inteligentes, para determinar cuál es su mejor opción. Con todas las tabletas por ahí, es difícil saber cuál de ellos debe recibir. Aprenda a determinar cuál tableta es la mejor opción para usted. Esta clase cubrirá algunas de las características básicas y las especificaciones de los dispositivo…
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
December: 5, 12, 14, 19, and 21 Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for more info.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, the second from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm, with a 30 minute 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Comprando en Internet (Espanol)
Aprenda a protegerse cuando compra en línea, así como los servicios que están disponibles y cómo sacar el máximo provecho de ellos.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Health Information
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - December 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
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Adult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : November 14, 21, 28, and December 5, 12, 19. Classes open to eight (8) participants only.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype's popular platform for video chatting on nearly any internet-connected device.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
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 Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
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! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. Crochet lessons available.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - December 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 to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Workshop
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 session with Erin anytime, or walk in Tuesdays at 11! We'll cover: Intro to keyboard and mouse Intro to email Intro to searching the internet Intro to Microsoft Office
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
K & K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!​
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Looking for a new way to relax ? Enjoy the Sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheet, crayons, coloring pencils, and reading materials will be provided to participants by the library.
96th Street LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop - make an appointment for any time!
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime! Call 718-295-5287***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults are welcome to learn the basics of computing, including typing, Internet surfing and resume writing or just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging
Do you have a story to tell? Have you heard of blogging but wondered how to get started? Take this class to explore the world of blogging and the blogosphere. At the end of the class, you will have an opportunity to create a blog! Bring your creativity to class!!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Wakefield Open Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 11am - 12pm. Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824. Seating is Very Limited
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: Lookup 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 stude…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Safe Kids
Join us to learn about pedestrian, passenger and bicycle safety, fire safety, home safety in efforts to reduce injuries and keep NYC children safe and unharmed. Presented by the NYC Department of Transportation. Refreshments will be provided. There will be a children’s playtime during this presentation, so families can attend.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
Tue, December 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 12
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Science
Join us for toddler science time! We will read a story or two together and then do a simple experiment to learn more about the world around us. Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 12 noon
Adult Tech Time Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Tue, December 12
@ 12 noon
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
Tue, December 12
@ 12 noon
“Power Interviewing: How to Get Hired Now!”
Join Barry Cohen the author of “Power Interviewing, Killer Cover Letters” at the Countee Cullen Library. Mr. Cohen will present his seminar “Power Interviewing: How to Get Hired Now!” During this presentation you will gain knowledge of the following: How to present yourself to be the best possible candidate (even if you aren’t). How to overcome The Fear Factor in the interview process. How to answer the seven (7) most difficult interview questions – and avoid illegal intervie…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
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