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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sun, April 30
@ 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, April 30
@ 1 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: AudioBookCloud
Listen to one of 1,000 audiobooks through this database. No need to download, and the books are always available and never on hold.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sun, April 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, April 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: Oxford Reference Online
Use this database to obtain reference materials on a variety of subjects.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn word processing basics in this hands-on workshop. Standard features like italics, bold, font, and pitch size will be covered as well as more complicated features such as copy and paste, etc . Being familiar with a keyboard, a mouse, and highlighting will help you keep up.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌雲端影碟 (Google Drive)
Chinese language only: 如何使用谷歌雲端影碟
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Open Lab Appointments
Sign up for a 30-minute open lab appointment, come with your questions, and get one-on-one attention. Appointments are available on a first come-first served basis: 10:30am-11am; 11am-11:30am; 11:30am-12pm. Please sign up at our adult information desk.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Art Studio
Explore process-focused art activities with your toddler at the library. We'll provide paint, paper, play-doh and more fun supplies to encourage creativity, sensory learning, and motor skill development.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security in Windows 10
Come and learn all about the security features embedded in Windows 10, also learn about techniques that you can use to secure yourself when using the OS. (BYOD) Bring Your Own Device.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Roaring Chorus
Learn the basics of singing and enjoy building music skills in a choral workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble. Pre-registration is required.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
If you need personal assistance with basic keyboard typing and mouse skills, Microsoft Office, Email, Facebook, Resumes, setting up a tablet, iPad, smartphone, your own laptop, or any other basic computer topics. Mondays at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Saturdays at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting, Crochet and Adult Coloring Books.
A get-together for knitters, crocheters and those with a coloring bent. A time and place to exchange information while working on current projects. Registration not required; all are welcome.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
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, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Ongoing
Adult Arts and Crafts
Crafts for Adults You’re never too old for Arts and Crafts! Everyone over 18 is welcome. Materials and instructions will be provided.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Embroidery Club
Join us to learn the embroidery arts, or just to share your enjoyment with our group.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
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, May 1
@ 11 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Technology 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 library staff member! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Port Richmond Library, Main FloorAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 11:15 a.m.
Block Builders
Use your imagination and build with us in the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer Class - 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!* *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Libray's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health& Mental Hygine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-sized…
Aguilar LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Toddler Paint & Play
We are happy to celebrate our totally messy toddlers through a weekly art program conducted by a professional instructor just for them! Paint & Play helps kids practice motor skills and manipulation, learn about shapes, colors and socialize with other youngsters and express their creativity.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 1 p.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.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 1 p.m.
Calligraphy 書法
Join us and learn it together! Please bring your own calligraphy pen. 加入我們,一起來學習!請自備書法筆。 Every Monday 1pm - 3pm @ 3rd Floor 星期一, 下午1 點 - 3 點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Introduction to Trademarks
Learn about the methods for protecting your business and products with trademarks, including the benefits of registering with the US Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov). We discuss conflicts that can arise with existing registered trademarks, and other circumstances where the USPTO will not grant registration. Includes a demonstration of basic searching techniques on the USPTO trademark database. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIB…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, May 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
Gather and Stitch
Interested in needlework or sewing? If you are new to sewing , want to learn new techniques, or just share your skills, this group is for you. Open to all. Please bring your own supplies.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 2 p.m.
(CEIS) Job Seekers - Emerging Adults Workshops: The Importance of A Resume- Session II
Let the (CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services Team help you with defining your career path, building a competitive resume, and understanding employer expectations such as: Effective Communication • Interpersonal • Critical Thinking • Self-Awareness and Confidence • Assertiveness • Organizational Skills • Goal Setting and Planning • Team Work • Develop Tools For Problem- solving in both, Personal and Public Situations. PLEASE NOTE: ALL WORKSHOPS TAKE PLACE AT THE BRONX LIBRARY CEN…
Bronx Library Center, Career, Education and Information ServicesAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 2 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
Mon, May 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases and online catalog.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, May 1
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 3 p.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-10. Pre-registration required for each 15-minute slot.
Webster LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help for Children
Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 6-11.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, May 1
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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