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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Need some help navigating Facebook? Learn how to catch up with friends and family, share photos, and much more on the popular online social network. Must have an active Email account. Space limited to 5 patrons on a first come, first served basis.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
Canceled
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)
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Canceled
Adult Coloring Wednesday
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Choose your own coloring pages from a large collection of images printed from the internet. We provide markers, crayons or colored pencils. Wednesdays from 12:00 am -1:00 pm. This progam is a part of our Clason's Point wellness series. Bring your tablet or iPad and we…
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.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
@ 12:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange Library - November 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
@ 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
@ 12:45 p.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website with WordPress
Learn how to make your own website for free using WordPress. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Thanksgiving Craft
Create a Thanksgiving craft just in time for the holiday.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Free Art
Be creative! Draw something. Color a picture. Create anything you like. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting and print previewing worksheets.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Games for Adults
Come and play: Taboo, Scrabble, Chess/Checkers, Parcheesi, and more...
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
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; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
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.
Homework Help
Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. Grades K-2.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
SciLAB @ NYPL (STEM)
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs for children ages 5 to 12 promote the opportunity to explore the natural world through workshops, project-based learning and scientific experiments. Space is Limited. Registration is required.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Open Lab
Come and create some sample programs using Microsoft Word, putting what you learned to the test. You can also ask questions and receive one-on-one help.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Join our LEGO Club and work with other legoers to build a masterpiece. The Library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination. *All materials must stay at the Library. Children ages 4-11 and families welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.
College Access
College and Career Drop In Session
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Formatting Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join us for some fun and crazy adventures in coloring. We will put out some coloring sheets and supplies. We can't wait to see what your inner artist creates!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Creative Writers Lab
Kids will explore creative writing through fun, hands-on paper projects as we make mini books, create comic strips, and design postcards and envelopes. Recommended for kids ages 7-12.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Math TASC prep
Math TASC prep is a program designed to aid individuals in preparation for the TASC exam. This program only covers topics related to the math portion of the TASC exam. Basic math skills are required. 1ST- Signed numbers, Order of Operations, Absolute Values 8TH- Powers & Roots, Scientific notation 15TH- Distance and Cost & Measurements 29TH- Decimals & Fractions
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Coloring Time
Come to the library and color!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Clay Creations
Join us for a fun afternoon making clay creations. Craft your favorite animals, characters, or anything else you can imagine! For children aged 3 to 5 accompanied by caregiver. All supplies will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Arts & 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.
Tween Tech: Clubs
Interested in robotics, coding, the arts, and more? Innovate, create, and tinker in our new monthly tech club! Ages 9+/4th Grade+ No registration required, but space is limited!
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sing a Song!
Sing. Sing a Song. Sing it Loud. Sing it Strong! Sing songs with Ms. Eve with storybooks and fairytales.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft-eens!
Teens! Join us every Wednesday for a different craft project! Each week will be different ! All materials will be provided.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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.
Teen Program: Kinetic Sand
Learn the science behind kinetic sand then make your own to take home! All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Forms
Learn how to create, edit and share online forms and collect data using Google's ever-evolving software.
Tremont LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Help with math and reading for children.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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