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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
SimplyE Basics
We have a one stop shop for our ebooks. Overdrive and 3M books can now both be downloaded from the same app! Come in to find out how!
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
April 5, 17, 19, 24 and 26. 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, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
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 at the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
Downloading NYPL e-Books
Learn how to download ebooks using the NYPL resources.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Art For A Lifetime
Art For a Lifetime: Painting Series
Art for a Lifetime program series are courses for those 55 and older, concentrating on a wide variety of art forms, in this case, learning to paint with acrylic colors. The series will include eight 2-hour sessions, with an additional culminating event to celebrate the learning that has gone on.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 24
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story time for Preschoolers
Story time for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Join us for an morning of exploring and coloring! Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity. This is an informal series of coloring sessions where you can relax, unwind, and just color on intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. All materials will be provided to participants or you can bring your own materials.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Internet & Email
Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults can come and learn the basics of computer, resume writing, typing, Internet searching or just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - April 2018
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, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Have tech questions? Trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram?? Get some assistance! Come and learn about all this including popular software applications—such as, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents. Tablet, smartphone and e-reader help also available. No Registration Required Age Group: Adults
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all sessions of the course : April 17, 24; and May 1, 8, 15 Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Email Sign-up Lab
Need an email account? Our staff will walk you through the process of signing up for a free email account.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
Basic Mouse & Keyboard
April 10th 11am Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Finding a Job Online.
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time - Tiempo Técnico Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Ready to Read
Help your child get ready to read at this special event! Come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home. Through our time together you will learn how to reading, writing, singing, playing, and talking together helps prepare children to become successful readers at an early age!
Dongan Hills LibraryParents/Caregivers
Tue, April 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Senior fitness class
Light exercise and other tips for a healthy and active lifestyle.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Arts and Craft for Toddlers
Crafts for toddlers, ages 18 months -36 months.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Arts and Craft for Preschoolers
Crafts for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 12 noon
One-on-One Computer Help
Need help with a computer problem? Don't understant computer basics? Come to the library where we are glad to help with any questions!
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 12 noon
Genealogy Essentials
Getting Started in Genealogy
Start your family history research at NYPL. Learn about the library’s genealogy resources, discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 12 noon
Crafty-Noons for Adults @ Muhlenberg
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. Knit or color, the choice is yours. Crafting can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. Coloring sheets, pencils, yarn and needles are provided, or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your mind at ease. Held in the 3rd floor Teen Space room.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
HTML for Beginners
The New York Public Library offer HTML for beginners classes, learn how easy to follow and understand some of the basics in HTML web design using simple code to build your website. This class introduces patrons to basic in coding fundamentals.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 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
Tue, April 24
@ 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! *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
Photography Class
JOIN TODAY! Josephine Herrick Project, in partnership with NYPL, is offering an opportunity to learn photography in an 8-week free photography program. Participants will learn from two professional photographers who lead the class each week. Explore the city and Tell Your Story
Kips Bay Library50+,
Adults
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