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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
Avoiding Scams and Fraud
Statistics show that criminals scam victims out of billions of dollars every year using various types of fraudulent activities. Avoid becoming a victim yourself. Learn how to recognize the tricks of a con artist and the tell-tale warning signs of a scam.
Van Cortlandt Library50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Achieve Your Goals in 2017
Do you have goals that you don't know how to achieve? In this practical workshop, you will learn and apply a powerful strategy for goal setting. You will gain a new perspective and leave feeling confident and inspired to achieve your specific goals. Do you want to get a promotion, a better job or change career in 2017? Do you want to loose weight, get in a better shape and live a healthy lifestyle in 207? Do you want to improve your relationships with others, attract love and keep it in…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Tech Connect: Downloading eBooks
Downloading eBooks Need help? Come to our 1 on 1 session where our staff will guide you through the process of downloading eBooks and send you off with a digital book Wednesday February 8 & 22, 2017 From 12 PM – 1 PM No appointment necessary
Seward Park LibraryAdults
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.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Circuits Circus
Join us for a special two hour event that will introduce and empower young creators interested in a hands-on STEAM learning experience using LittleBits and Makey Makey. Beginners welcome! Ages 8 - 14
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Circuits Circus
Join us for a special two hour event that will introduce and empower young creators interested in a hands-on STEAM learning experience using LittleBits and Makey Makey. Beginners welcome! Ages 8 - 14
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Programs in a Box
RobotTakeover
Robot Takeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4 day mini-camp, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. This workshop series is Free. First come, first served. Limit 15 children. For ages 5-12.
St. George Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Wednesdays
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only). Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
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.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Investment Resources @ SIBL
This class gives an overview of the resources at SIBL which will aid investors in their quest for suitable investments in Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds or ETFs. Other public web sites are introduced. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange Library - February 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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 1:30 p.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
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Mid-Winter Break Special: RoboTakeover--FULL
RoboTakeover is a hands-on, robotics workshop series for kids! Over the course of this 4– session program, kids will learn the basics of circuits, conductivity, motor-operation and robot building. We will discuss robots in real life and the different kinds of machines that make our world tick. For Children Ages 6-12 Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 children, so please register in advance at the library's second floor desk or by calling 212-924-1585. ALL sessions are FULL.…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays*, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 24th through April 15th. *(No Monday hours in January) To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary document…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library French Class: Lesson Four
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your Resume or handy for travelling. It will make you smart, more decisive and even better at English. French is the perfect way to practice and improve your language skills. In this class you will learn, French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, you will learn to make sentences and also speak the language.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 1 hour session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
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.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms. Space is capped at 6 students, so please register in advance by clicking the registration link below.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Countee Cullen Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - February 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
@ 3 p.m.
ESL - Intermediate English Conversation Practice
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Relax with your friends, use laptops, read, play games, or study. It’s up to you! Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
D.I.Y. Wednesdays
February 1-Teen Coloring February 8-Bracelet February 15-D.I.Y Sugar Scrub February 22-Fun With Lanyard All Materials are provided
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer time at your local library!!!! Suggest materials to order and create cool displays.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Art
If you like art, join us and learn something new! Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers 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. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
The Art Of Collage: Fahrenheit 451 Book Edition
The Art Of Collage: Fahrenheit 451 Book Edition Wednesday, February 22nd Time: 3:00pm-5:30pm **Schedule may be subject to change** Come in and join us for a collage workshop. Make your own collage inspired by the different literary themes found in the novel: Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury. All Public Library Programs are free of charge. All the materials will be provided by the library! ***You must be 18 years old or older to participate in this program***
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Look Good, Feel Great
Get beauty, makeup tips, and current makeup trends!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Get Crafty @ the Library!
Join us for a fun craft. Let your imagination run wild with the supplies we give you. Please register your child or children at the information desk.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Old Books, Rare Books: Learning About the Value of Your Books
Learn what you need to know before buying or selling an old book. Have you ever wondered how the experts on TV can look at an old book and know about its value? Do you have an old book? Do you wonder how much it is worth? If you want to learn more about what makes an old book rare or valuable, then join us as we explore the world of antiquarian books. The Library has many resources to help you develop an appreciation for antiquarian books and to assist you in determining if your books are rare…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Debt Free by 2018!
How can you repay your debt when you have so many monthly bills? Learn how to build a repayment plan from a financial coach who has helped clients repay thousands of dollars in debt. We’ll cover: • Deciding which debts to pay first • Repaying all (or most) of your debt in 24 months • Finding free and low cost ways to enjoy your favorite things
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
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