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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.
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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 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
Today
@ 10 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Intro to Computers
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use computers and sharpen your skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and freinds?" Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated Laptops for extra computer time. Tuesdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Thursdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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.
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
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. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
Tuesday, Thursday 11: 00 am to 1: 00 pm and Saturday: 12:30 pm - 4:15 pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Resume See a staff member at the front desk for mo…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language "Signed English"
Conversational Signing is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity ... designed to be a fun and relaxing way of learning basic conversational signs that can be tailored the the group. Please note that all participants are required to attend all six (6) sessions which take place on Tuesdays from 11-1 2 pm. August 23, 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27. Workshop is limited to eight (8) participnats only please sign up at the River…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
YouTube Basics
An introduction to the Social Media site YouTube. This class will show participants how to view and post videos, as well as searching techniques for finding the video you want.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults may use the computer time to practice typing, work on resumes, do Internet searching, etc.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet, obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail o aprender como usar tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, o Nook, puede llamar a la biblioteca y preguntar por Caroline. Para las clases privadas tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases duran una hora. Tenemos clases privadas por la mañana y por la tarde. Elija la hora y el dia que usted quiere tomar las clases privadas. Las clases que ofrecemos de computación en español son:…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
K & K Crochet Croner
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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
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 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. We can teach you to crochet.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - August 2016
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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Free Computer Classes
Monday, August 1 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 2 — MS Excel for Beginners Wednesday, August 3 — Open Lab Friday, August 5 — Advanced MS Excel Monday, August 8 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 9 — Open Lab Wednesday, August 10 — Open Lab Thursday, August 11 — Open Lab Friday, August 12 — Open Lab Monday, August 15 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 16 — MS Word for Beginners Wednesday, Monday August 17 — Open Lab Thursday, August 18 — Open Lab Friday, August 19 — Advanced MS Word Monday, August 2…
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. Stay Well volunteers are certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam!
Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam! New York State’s high school equivalency test is called the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC- formerly known as the GED). This free course will help you prepare to take this important exam. The five sections of the test are Reading Literacy, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. You must come to the testing/enrollment session on Tuesday, August 30 at 11:30 am to participate in this free course! Classes start Friday, Septem…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Writing Your Family History
If you have been collecting the information, now it is time to shape your genealogy research into a cohesive family history for others to read. Learn the different types of family history writing styles and explore the writing manuals that will match your writing style. Explore the history of the places where your family lived, tips for creating a cohesive narrative, and why writing a family history is the ultimate goal of genealogy research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Teen Drop In Crafts
Drop in any time from 12-2 and make something fun (to be determined). All the supplies will be provided.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Tablet Buying Guide
In this workshop we will teach you to: Your Budget and Your Needs Tablet Operating Systems Price Ranges Hardware Considerations Large Tablet Comparison and Small Tablet Comparison App Availability Internet Connectivity Tablet Accessories
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
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
@ 12 noon
Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch as we learn some writing techniques, tips, and share our writing. The group will meet every week and create new work by utilizing writing prompts, ideas, and online videos.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Adult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing morning of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your…
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assitance is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (August 23).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
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