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Today
@ 10 a.m.
A Day of Mindfulness
There will be an emphasis on mindfulness (a focus on now) with some interest in meditation (a focus on breath.) Mindfulness meditation opens a door to greater appreciation of life in the moment. The day will include 20 minute periods for practicing breath meditation, walking meditation, learning to focus on the present through the body, mindfulness of sound, and many other aspects of mindfulness. The emphasis is on learning to be present for two really different reasons. One, in order to exper…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
January 31, 2017- April 18, 2017 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, Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM - 12 PM & Tuesdays and Thursdays 1PM - 7 PM at the Countee Cullen Library 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 documentation and information;…
Countee Cullen Library, Conference Room AAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Aide
Free Income Tax Preparation at Harlem Library 9 West 124th Street, 3rd Floor Friday & Saturday – February 3rd to April 15th (Closed February 10th) Hours – 10:00am to 2:00pm AARP Tax-Aide is the largest free tax assistance and preparation service in the United States. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared using c…
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.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
@ 10 a.m.
Online payments and FAQ sections
What if you are selling from your home only? What if you can’t handle 24-hour customer service? Discover trusted ways to receive payments and create Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) examples.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
AARP Tax Prep
**Taxpayers will be taken on a first come, first served basis. There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit another of our sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Our AARP volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training. Virtually all tax returns will be prepared us…
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Saturdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International: Free Art & Leadership Program
FREE Art and Leadership Class! Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite children ages 7 to 12 to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership Program! Advanced registration is required. Children must be dropped off and picked up by a caregiver. Saturdays, 10:30am-1:00pm Visit www.artisticdreams.org for more information! Or email the Program Director at kate@artisticdreams.org
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Get help with basic questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook and Twitter, email or formatting a resume. It's all about you! Bring your computer and technology questions and get one-on-one assistance with a qualified New York Cares volunteer. Please see a staff member to sign up for a 45 minute session or call 212-662-9727 to register by phone. Space is limited!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Homework Club
Do your homework at the library! Drop in to a Homework Club session, where helpers will be available to offer assistance and resources needed to complete assignments. Thursdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 3:30-5:00 PM. Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Artistic Dreams International
Leadership & Art Classes Free for Children ages 7-12 Artistic Dreams International and The New York Public Library invite the children of West Harlem to join the Artistic Dreams Visual Arts and Leadership program. Winter-Spring 2017 Series at Hamilton Grange Library Saturdays, 10:30 am - 1:00 pm January 21, 28 February 4, 11, 18 March 4, 11, 25 *No class at Hamilton Grange on Saturday, March 18. Students and their families are invited to join Artistic Dreams International for G…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Music & Sound*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to design and create your own music, instruments, videos, and more with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Coding Club: Music & Sound*
An 8 week coding program that will help you learn how to design and create your own music, instruments, videos, and more with GOOGLE CS First using the MIT Scratch Program. Beginners are welcome!! Ages 8-14 (Space is limited to 10 participants per session!)
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Knit + Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. We will teach you! For all skill levels. If you have them, please bring knitting needles, size 9-10.5.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Watercolor Painting for Adults 50+
Develop a new skill and express yourself in this 8-week watercolor painting class. Learn techniques of watercolor from a teaching artist to paint a subject of your choice. All materials are supplied and the class will culminate in a student exhibition. *PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED* Saturdays, 11am—1pm
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 11 a.m.
The Fashion StudioNYC
Registration Only! Hurry! Sign Up! 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 8-16. Registration required!
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Open Art Studio
We provide the space and materials for you to explore various art forms and get your artistic groove on!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Dental Hygiene Workshop for Parents & Toddlers
Join us for a special dental hygiene workshop presented by Dr. Keren Etzion, a pediatric dentist from Smiles 4 Kids. In this workshop geared toward parents of toddlers ages 18 - 36 months, Dr. Etzion will cover: Caring for a toddlers teeth: When to brush? What kind of toothbrush should I use? How to brush? When to use a fluoridated toothpaste? When to start flossing? What if my child hates it? Thumb sucking, bottle use, milk before bed, pacifiers: When to discontinue? Visit a dentist: Whe…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids! Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
SAT Practice Test
Test smarter! Over four hours, get a look at what the SAT is actually like in this fully proctored exam. Get an advance report on areas to improve, and learn how to manage your time effectively. The practice test is capped at 45 students. We are now full. We apologize for the inconvenience there will be other test in the future. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
53rd Street Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
SAT Practice Test
Test smarter! Get a look at what the SAT is actually like in this fully proctored four hour exam. Get an advance report on areas to improve, and learn how to manage your time effectively. The practice test is capped at 45 students. To register, call 212-926-2147, stop by in person, or click this link. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
It's Bin Fun!
Toddlers and preschoolers can play and explore our various sensory bins that will encourage curiosity through touch, sight, and sound! Parent and child participation required. Ages 2 - 4 years old.
City Island LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - March 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…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 12 noon
Make Jewelry with Barbara
Make something with that extra sparkle! Take marbles and wire to make bracelets, necklaces, and more.
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
Basics of Memoir Writing with Bronx Writers Center Director – Charlie Vazquez
Bronx Writers Center Director - Charlie Vazquez will guide those interested in beginning their memoir, by framing story lines for focus, clarity and impact. Bring paper and pen or laptops and start writing your story today. Selection, voice and tone will be emphasized to reflect the themes of each story. Handouts to carry participants along after the workshop will be provided. Free to the public, in collaboration with Bronx Council on the Arts. .
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Families,
NYPL Supporters,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Today
@ 12 noon
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 LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Crochet Club
Join us to learn the basics of crochet, or to share ideas. All skill levels are welcome to attend.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
February: 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24, 25, 28 Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at th…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
Modern Art & Ideas, MOOC Meet-up #10
Hello New Yorker Learners! We are happy to announce a series of Modern Art & Ideas learner meetups for anyone in or around the New York City area. The meetups, for participants in the Coursera massive open online course Modern Art & Ideas, will take place every other Saturday from 12:30-2:00 pm, beginning January 14, 2017. Even if you're not enrolled in the course, you are welcome to stop by and join in the conversation. They will be held at the 53rd Street Library, across the street…
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12:30 p.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
MARCH : 2, 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28 Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Money Matters
Free E-file Tax Assistance
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. To participate in this free program, you must: • Earn less than $64,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). • Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills • Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of inc…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 1 p.m.
ProjectArt
Unleash your creativity! Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce Art History topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Registration is limited Ages 8-12
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Get Crafty
Calling all creative young minds to join us and get "crafty"! For ages 6-16.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
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