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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Parkchester Library - August 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…
Parkchester LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck Library
First Steps Academy
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Are you "fluent" in LinkedIn?
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Powerpoint for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Powerpoint for Mac. Topics include: entering Transitions and animations, moving and copying images , formatting your slideshow for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Great Kills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
US Citizenship Test Study Group
Wednesdays 11am-12pm Wakefield Library - Adult Learning Center Adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test are invited to join us for our weekly practice workshop. Each workshop will focus on the 100 citizenship test civics questions and the USCIS writing and reading vocabulary for the Naturalization Test. Students will also learn about New York Public Library resources and other online resources to continue their practice at home.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Teen Volunteer Group
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Wednesday at 11am at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, create zines, make a branch video, shelve material, and beta-test tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Typing Club!
Do you ever find typing on a keyboard frustrating? Are you still using the “hunt and peck” method of one finger per letter at a time? Join our Typing Club, which meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 11AM for one hour, and learn how to “touch-type,” getting your speed and efficiency up and making fewer errors, all without having to look at your hands while you type! Meet new people, and have fun while you’re at it. Ages 18-110! No registration required. All NYPL programs are fr…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
IncludeNYC
INCLUDEnyc brings love, equity, and access to young people with disabilities in New York City by providing them and their families with the resources and support they need. INCLUDEnyc gives families with children and young people from birth to age 26 with any disability the knowledge, confidence, and skills they need to make informed decisions, effectively access and navigate systems and services, and the ability to advocate for themselves and other young people. They actively work to chan…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Arts and Craft for Toddlers
Crafts for toddlers, ages 18 months -36 months.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
For all those on the job search, stop in and have your resume spruced up! Work together with a resourceful librarian to create a resume that will make you personally proud and professionally successful. Just bring in a digital copy of your current resume and let’s get to work!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 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 from 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 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…
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Arts and Crafts
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Tutorial: Open Lab.
Basic Computer Tutorial: Open Lab. Having trouble using the computer? Want learn how to send an email? Curious about social media? Bring your basic technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. *First come, first served. **All dates and times are subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Adult Tech TimeMacomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Nanny Meet Up and Brunch
Have a snack as you get to know other caregivers in the neighborhood. Join us for our latest installment in this Early Literacy Information series. A librarian will share a short hands-on presentation on the importance of social and emotional interaction in the everyday life of your baby, toddler and preschooler. All nannies, parents, grandparents and other caregivers are welcome.
53rd Street LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library. Ages 3-7.
Roosevelt Island LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
Please note: These workshops will be held as a part of our Build It: Ultimate Little Engineer Challenges Mini-Camp for school age children, ages 6-12. In order to participate, your child must be attending the Build It: Ultimate Little Engineer Challenges Mini-Camp. Registration is required and may be done in-person or by calling 718-442-8560. In this 4-session series, children in will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Do you enjoy knitting or crocheting? Have you been thinking about setting some time aside to practice your skill? Do you want to get out the house for a bit of fun and socialization with your neighborhood friends? Then come join us the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month where you can do just that! A good way for intermediate and adanced knitters to meet others who share the same passion as they do: knitting! Please bring your own knitting or crocheting materials.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
ALC Workshop - FDNY Fire Safety Awareness
Learn how to prevent fires to keep your home and family safe. The Fire Department of New York will hold an important fire prevention and safety awareness workshop at the Seward Park Library, Adult Learning Center.
Seward Park Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website with HTML and CSS
Want a crash course in coding for the web? Try out HTML and CSS at Mozilla's Thimble, a free tool for creating simple webpages. This course goes over the bare basics of how to edit code to make a simple website. Class is conducted in English with translation to Cantonese and Mandarin. IMPORTANT: Class date has changed. This class will now take place on August 16. We apologize for the inconvenience. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Games for Adults
Come and play: Taboo, Scrabble, Chess/Checkers, Parcheesi, and more...
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
AHRC NYC - Writing Group
Writing program to help adults with developmental disabilities with: grammar, critical thinking, and vital skills.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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