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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: DIY Mini Galaxy in a Jar
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP BY PHONE OR IN PERSON. PLEASE ARRIVE TO THE CLASS ON TIME. SPACE IS LIMITED. MAXIMUM: 12 PARTICIPANTS ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
Inwood LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Python - *PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be from 10AM - 12PM, the second from 1PM - 3PM, with a one hour lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
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 Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Thursdays
Daybreak Independent Services Inc. is committed to developing and providing an integrated comprehensive system of services for adults with a wide range of Developmental Disabilities. Laptop tech time for Daybreak participants only. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 2 p.m.
College Club
Start planning for college now! Get a plan together, create a checklist and get organized. Or Just chat about your college search.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Sheets for Beginners
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Free Computer Classes -- NYPL Catalog
Having trouble looking for the perfect book or DVD? This presentation will show patrons the most practical way to browse, search, and filter on the NYPL online catalog. Laptops will be provided for participants.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TASC Math Study Club
This club meets once a week to study and practice the math skills tested in the TASC High School Equivalency exam. If you want help working through problems or think you might like reviewing math with a group, come check us out!
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
Know Your Rights Presentation - Do You Know Your Rights as an Immigrant NYC Resident?
Know Your Rights Forum Do you know your rights as a NYC resident? Come and join us for an evening about immigrants’ rights, how to avoid immigration fraud, and what services are available to the community! Teens and Adults welcome! Presentation will be in English & Spanish Inquiries: flee@lssny.org t: 646.242.1476
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create documents using Microsoft Word 2010.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Photoshop: Tech Time
Use Photoshop to manipulate and create images. In this class you will learn how to use layers, filters, layer styles and selections tools. Every week is a different educational and engaging Photoshop activity.
Tremont Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:15 p.m.
Resume Workshop - make an appointment for any time!
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime! Call 718-295-5287***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 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
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - April 2018
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced sp…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick up a few tricks as you work on your own creations.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Knit and Crochet Club
Come join us at the Francis Martin Knit and Crochet Club! Bring your own materials. Erin will be there to assist with any knitting or crochet questions or to help with projects.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Resume Writing
Learn how to create a professional resume. Please be prepared with job history, education, and other important information and bring it with you to the session along with a flash drive. This program will take place on the 3rd floor.
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
Engage with your peers. Navigate the internet, research, and complete your homework or project with the additional appointment given on the laptop. Registration Required.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kid's Choice
A variety of Art & Craft, Lego's, Homework Assistance or Tech Time.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Study Hour
Study hour at the Belmont library, the time to do your homework and learn.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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 other adults are going back to coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
BODY: Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s t…
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Crochet Club
Are you interested in learning how to crochet, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own hooks, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly gathering for all skill levels. Crochet, chat, and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. First time visitors will be provided with hooks and limited yarn.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Coloring Club
Join us for Kids Coloring Club at the library! We'll provide crayons, markers, pencils, paper, and coloring sheets. Coloring is a great creative outlet for relaxing minds, encouraging focus, and refining motor skills. Kids of all ages are invited to join. Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Basic Coloring
Come in and learn about different colors and enjoy and afternoon of coloring.
High Bridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Creative Kids Coloring Club
Need a break from homework? Want to be creative? We have thematic coloring pages at the information desk for young patrons to color. 2 per patron.
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
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 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
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.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Castles!: A Medieval Building Series
BODY: Let’s go back to a time of lords, knights, jousting, and really large buildings called castles! Learn to create and build the different components of a castle with LEGO® bricks! Week 1: Castle Curtain Walls- Children will be introduced to the idea of a medieval castle and focus on discovering the components of the exterior wall of a castle’s compound-- the curtain wall! They will also learn about its various architectural features such as battlements and arrow loops; AND, if there’s t…
Baychester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Create and Animate
Learn how to turn your ideas into animated drawings. Experiment and draw artwork digitally by using the various tools in an iPad drawing app and turn into an animation. For ages 13 -18 years old. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
ProjectArt Spring Sessions
ProjectArt transforms public libraries into vital cultural hubs that offer students year-round visual art classes taught by both emerging visual artists and college students. This program is geared towards children ages 8-12.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
After School: Clothespin Crafts
What can you make out of a clothespin?! Find out today!
Muhlenberg LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need Extra Computer Time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time. Tuesdays 3:30-5:00
Ottendorfer LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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