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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
The Craft of War Writing
About the Class: Writing starts with reading. With this in mind, The Craft of War Writing will focus on reading war narratives while considering how participants can draft their own stories. Each week, the class will read published pieces in the field of war writing, from classic authors to the most contemporary. In these works, we will seek out elements of craft to help participants arrive at the essentials of writing. Participants will then compose their own short pieces, read each other's wor…
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Korean Storytime
Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fun in Korean! We will have a Korean Storytime on the first Saturday of each month. For Korean speaking children of all ages 한국동화, 동요 그리고 여러가지 활동을 즐기세요! 매월 첫 번째 토요일에 있습니다. 한국어를 하는 모든 어린이는 참가 가능
Seward Park Library, Children's RoomChildren
Today
@ 1 p.m.
IncludeNYC Info Session
IncludeNYC holds a workshop for parents offering information regarding to special education.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
*Learn to Code: Storytelling (REGISTRATION/ORIENTATION)
Join us and FREE swag bag when you pre-register for this 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
*Learn to Code: Storytelling (REGISTRATION/ORIENTATION)
Join us and FREE swag bag when you pre-register for this 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to create your story with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 7-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Open Craft Hour
Calling all creative crafters! Let your imagination run wild with our big box of craft supples. Make something cool and crafty to take home. For ages 6-16.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
Today
@ 1:45 p.m.
NYC Writers Critique Group
We are a group of serious and experienced (if not necessarily published) writers who meet each month to provide professionally conducted critiques of each other’s work, and to discuss the craft and business of writing. While interested patrons of the library are welcome to observe, in order to fully participate it is necessary to join the group via Meetup (see link below), and download and review ahead of time the 3 to 4 works to be critiqued each month. http://www.meetup.com/New-York-City-Wri…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring Sheets/ Homework Help
Tally of how many children ask for coloring sheets or help with their homework.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Science Explorers: Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
One on One Computer Help with Digital Grandparents
OLDER ADULTS CAN LEARN ABOUT COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET WHETHER YOU WISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET, ARE SEEKING TO EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OR GET HELP WITH A SPECIFIC TASK OR QUESTION WE CAN HELP! Individual tutoring and assistance FOR OLDER ADULTS (50+) Contact St. Agnes Library (212-621-0619) or Pamela Katz (518-260-4461) for more information
St. Agnes Library50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Awakening The Feminine Energy
A great season of enlightenment and collective change is upon the feminine energy to become collective minded through partnerships, friendships, and families. In order to move in a direction of clarity and purpose, women can begin to explore their thought processes when the focus and intention is toward having each of these dynamic’s work efficiently. Location: Countee Cullen Library, 124 West 136th Street. Saturday, October 1, 2016 Time: 2pm thru 4pm…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
The Fashion StudioNYC
Design! Sew! Wear! Let your imagination be your inspiration to create and design! The Fashion StudioNYC will teach you how to use a sewing machine and other equipment. You will learn basic sketching and sewing, select your own fabrics and trims. For ages 8-15. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library - October 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…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 3 p.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, 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
Today
@ 3 p.m.
The Physics of Everyday Things: A Four Session Course
When we think of the world of physics, we usually think either very big, like stars and galaxies, or very small, like atoms and molecules. But our everyday experience typically is of things that are somewhere in between. Think of most objects that we deal with on a daily basis: glassware, salt and pepper, soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, ketchup... The physics of these kinds of objects and materials is in fact an active area of research and is classified as “soft matter physics."…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Bottle Painting Workshop with Artist Marcela Carvalho
On recycled bottles students will learn to draw and transfer their image to glass. This mixed media bottle painting class will focus on basic painting technique, the use of space and dimension, shapes and patterns, and visual storytelling. At the end of the course there will be an exhibit to celebrate the students' works of self-expression. Please note that students should bring their own recycled bottle for this workshop. September 10th 3 p.m. -4:30 p.m. October 1st 3 p.m. -4:30 p.m. N…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Knitting Hour
A get together for knitters to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or begin a new craft. All skill are welcome.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Curiously, adult coloring books recently hit the New York Times Best-Seller List. No batteries, messages, or wires. Get in-touch with your inner minimalist, and color your way to calm. Trendy, relaxing, and definitively old-school. All supplies provided. Saturdays at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework or Reading Help: Ask a Librarian/Ayuda con Tarea o Lectura
Did you know that librarians are expert researchers? Let us help you with those tough questions right after school. (Ages 5 to 12)
Francis Martin Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, October 2
@ 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, October 2
@ 1 p.m.
Using SimplyE
Come learn about the Library's new e-reader app "SimplyE", which makes browsing, borrowing, and reading e-books easier than ever.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Sun, October 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: LearningExpress Library
Take practice exams for a vocation or for high school or college. Registration is free through the library's web site.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 9:30 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
Mon, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
安卓手機及平板電腦 (Android Basics)
Chinese language only: 如何使用各種安卓作業系統的設備。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 3
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive
Learn how to create, edit and share documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account to participate*
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 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
Mon, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 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, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - October 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 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…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
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