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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Learning through Felt Board Stories
A workshop for parents/guardians or caregivers to help learn through play and stories. Learn how to create your own felt board and get supplies to take home to create more stories to use with the kids. Pre-registration required. Limited to 10 participants.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. 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 and Business Library, B…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners _
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop: Writing with Toddlers
At Family Literacy Workshops, we explore how caregivers can build early literacy skills in little learners through fun, daily activities (Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play). At this workshop, we'll discuss how to nurture emergent writing skills in toddlers with engaging pre-writing activities that build letter knowledge, print awareness, and fine motor skills. This program is intended for toddlers with their parents or caregivers.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomToddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 1
Learn how to upload, organize, and share files online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices, as well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Create a Fancy Thanksgiving Menu with Word 2010
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting a dinner menu in Microsoft Word. You will get 5 copies of your menu to take home.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Flash drive
memoria USB ( en inglés pendrive o USB flash drive) es un pequeño dispositivo de almacenamiento que utiliza memoria flash para guardar la información. y en esta clase vamos aprender a como usarlo.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Knitting and Crochet and Adult Coloring Book
Registration is not required and all are welcome at this gathering for knitters, crochetes and those with an artistic bent. Come join the fun exchanging information while chatting and developing individual projects.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
LEAD: Workforce development for young immigrant women
Learn about: Resume writing, job interviews & networking, US workplace culture, and much more! 4 free workshops PROGRAM WILL RUN: Mondays, 11:30am-2:30pm, Nov. 20-Dec. 11 FOR MORE INFO: nywomenimmigrants.org/lead REGISTER AT: leadprogram@nywomenimmigrants.org SPACE IS LIMITED!
Aguilar LibraryAdults
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 noon
Anger Management Class
Learn how to deal with anger in a healthy and constructive way. Please register in advance with Simone Richards. Phone number: 347-682-4871 Presented by Families On The Move
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Canceled
Supervised Lab
Adult Tech Time Lab
Need extra time on a computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can't seem to finish in time? Come in and get the additional time you need.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Chair Yoga :::::: Tai Chi ::: 練瑜伽或太極
Practicing Chair Yoga or Tai Chi 練瑜伽或太極 Improved Strength, Improved Flexibility, Reduced Stress & Improved Mental Clarity..... 舒緩身體僵硬,提高靈活性,紓解壓力,化解內心鬱悶 Monday 1pm - 3pm @ 3rd Floor 星期一, 下午1 點 - 3 點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Unidad Google Drive/Docs
Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando programas de Google para crear documentos, hojas de cálculos, presentaciones y calendario.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Learn SimplyE
SimplyE is The New York Public Library's free e-reader app that makes it easier than ever to borrow e-books. Browse over 300,000 + e-books. It is available on the App Store or Google Play. Learn how to download and use this app. Have unanswered questions about the app?! Get the answers you need.
Allerton LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Today
@ 2 p.m.
By Appointment Only: Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Drop in Computer Lab
Do you have any specific inquiries about how to use computers, Software, Tablets (e.g., iPad, Kindle Fire), obtaining online information, and library database? No time to attend our formal computer classes? Please join us our personalized one-on-one session. Topics Included: Basic Computer, Internet, Tablets, Connecting to Free NYPL Wi-Fi, Web browser, Online Health Information, Government e-Resources, online registration Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Facebook, LinkedIn, Online Shoppin…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Craft for Adults
Easy crafts for adults are a fun way to relieve stress and rediscover your creative spark. These easy art projects for adults are sure to fit your personal style and skill set.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
The New York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly stay well exercise classes for older adults, please join us.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
eBay Shopping Online for Beginners
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay and other online auction sites.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases, online catalog, play games and more!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading or ELA? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarian at Soundview Library, Monday afternoons from 3 pm to 5pm during the school year. Please register your student for a 30 minute tutoring session at the circulation desk the week prior. There is a five (5) minute grace period. ¿Tiene problemas para leer o ELA? ¿Necesita apoyo adicional para hacer la tarea? Tutoría (K-5) está disponible con el bibliotecario en la biblioteca…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
During the month, there will be opportunities to work with a specific medium. On the last session of the month, we will have open studio explorations, where you can take the available materials and just create! Medium of the month: watercolors.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 3: Charts and Sparklines
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…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring Program
Think Coloring is for Kids? Not Anymore! Join the crowd of Adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
During the month, there will be opportunities to work with a specific medium. On the last session of the month, we will have open studio explorations, where you can take the available materials and just create! Medium of the month: watercolors.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Writing, Competition and Chance: The Surrealist Games
In this workshop, participants will use teamwork and chance to create original poems and works of art. It will be fast-paced, collaborative and sometimes competitive. Participants will learn writing games they can keep playing with family and friends long after the end of the workshop. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Community Word Project
Sedgwick LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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