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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1 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
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Family Tech Tinker Time
Children ages 6-12 are invited to this series introducing technology, robots, simple coding, and more. Use littleBits, build a banana piano to play in Java, and bristle bots. Plenty of time to build independently and get your tinker on will be built in!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
School Bus Holder Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, September 25
@ 9 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/2004915853 to sign up and learn more! These FREE trainings are from 9:00AM-5:00PM. This event is sponsored by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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. Prerequisites: None
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 10:30 a.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 st…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. 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 in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: All classe…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime
Cuentos, canciones y rimas en ingles y espanol! Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes in English and Spanish as we practice early literacy skills in a dynamic bilingual learning environment. Speakers of all languages welcome! Recommended for children ages 0-6 with their caregivers.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Get Free Technology Help
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 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, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
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 & print previewing worksheets.. Prerequisites: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Arts and Crafts-Mosaics
We will be making mosaics using various materials to create works of art.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Making Healthy Meals Affordable
Are you living on a fixed income? Join us to learn how to eat healthy on a budget . Participants will get tips on how to plan, shop and make healthy affordable meals. Handouts with recipes and a myplate food breakdown will be provided. Presenter: Paula McLarren-Johnson, MBA Pre-registration required in person or call 718-798-3355.
Edenwald LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Open-Ended Art
Let your imagination run wild! Join us for an hour of uninterrupted, creative fun. Pick and choose from our craft supplies to make a masterpiece to take home.
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
It's coloring time--for adults! Grown-ups all over the world have rediscovered this childhood favorite. Work your magic on images from NYPL's collections, or feel free to bring your own as we listen to relaxing music and color the morning away. Light refreshments will be served. All materials will be provided. Battery Park loves its youngest patrons, but this activity is just for adults. Looking for something to do with your child? Ask our Children's librarians!
Battery Park City LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Wakefield Gaming!
Chess, Checkers, etc for Adults. Familes Welcome Daily from 11am
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Computer class - 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.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Getting Started with Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word: there’s a universal expectation that we all understand how to use it. And yet, as we have all experienced, it is not always the most intuitive program! If you’ve ever felt frustrated trying to get your document to cooperate with you in Word, then our workshop on the last Monday of each month is a great place to come and learn the ropes. Explore fonts, margins, spacing, columns and tables, inserting shapes or images, printing, and so much more. First-come-first-served for laptop…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, September 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Drive | S.C.F.U. private session
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 11:30 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun, 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 Physical Activity Consent/Release at the beginning of the class.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 12 noon
Adult Tech TimeMacomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 1 p.m.
Calligraphy 書法
Join us and learn it together! Please bring your own calligraphy pen. 加入我們,一起來學習!請自備書法筆。 Every Monday 1pm - 3pm @ 3rd Floor 星期一, 下午1 點 - 3 點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 1 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Aguilar Library - Fall 2017
Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the fall: For more information check online at www.nypl.org/english AGUILAR LIBRARY 174 East 110th Street New York, NY 10029 Monday, September 25, 2017, at 1 PM OR 3 PM OR 6 PM Space is limited to 60 per session For more information, please call 212.534.1613
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, September 25
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies, and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile; finding LinkedIngroups to join; and using LinkedIn as part of your job search.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
Mon, September 25
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Mon, September 25
@ 1:15 p.m.
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly. Seating is limited and is on a first come first seated basis. ​Handouts in various languages c…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Mon, September 25
@ 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
Mon, September 25
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Powerpoint 2010 para principiantes
Aprenda a crear una presentación de diapositivas usando Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Los temas incluyen la creación y edición de diapositivas, insertar imágenes y clipart, y el funcionamiento de su presentación.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, September 25
@ 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
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