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Tue, February 20
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 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 stude…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
Come early! Doors open at 10 AM AARP Tax - AIDE closes at 2 PM Be prepared to stay until your taxes are completed. Bring the following: • Government Issued Photo ID • Original Social Security Cards for you and all dependents • All Income related items • All Deduction related items • Form 1095-A For more information see AARP flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp Every Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 1st through Apr. 17th 10 AM – 2 PM
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
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 stude…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10 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
Tue, February 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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 at the Science Industry…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Health Information
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, February 20
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story time for Preschoolers
Story time for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 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! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 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! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Basics
Get assistance with basic computer skills from typing to using a mouse to navigating the screen and browsing the Internet. Come with questions on resume templates, setting up email, and saving and sending attachments. Drop-in from 11am - 12pm Limited to 6.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Library Resources
Learn a Language with Mango
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango Languages. Learn vocabulary, pronounciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. A library card and headphones are needed for this class.
Port Richmond Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. Crochet lessons available.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
k & K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!​
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
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 Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Advanced PowerPoint | Animations & Transitions
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. This class will focus on the art of animations and transitions and how to make a presentation come to life!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Workshop
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 session with Erin anytime, or walk in Tuesdays at 11! We'll cover: Intro to keyboard and mouse Intro to email Intro to searching the internet Intro to Microsoft Office
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - February 2018
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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : February 20, 27, and March 6, 13, 20, 27. Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults may join us for an early day of computer open lab, where they can work on resume writing, Internet searching, typing, etc; or just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Storytime
An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities!
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.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!
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
Too Cool for Driving School
Thinking about Driving? In New York State you must be 16 or older in order to get a drivers permit. We are now offering classes with full instruction lesson plans to get you started on getting your learners permit and practicing with our brand new driving simulator. Driver Manuals will be provided for check-out. Get the latest events for teens by visiting: nypl.org/allerton Registration and appointments are required
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, February 20
@ 11 a.m.
NY Women’s Chambers of Commerce: The Latino Association of Beauty Professionals, Inc. (LABPI) Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Science
Join us for toddler science time! We will read a story or two together and then do a simple experiment to learn more about the world around us. Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Arts and Craft for Preschoolers
Crafts for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester Library
PS 57
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, February 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Senior Fitness Class
Low impact exercise and tips for healthy living
Morningside HeightsAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 11:30 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, Crayons, coloring pencils, and reading materials will be provided to participants by the Library.
96th Street LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
One-on-One Computer Help
Need help with a computer problem? Don't understant computer basics? Come to the library where we are glad to help with any questions!
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. PREREQUISITE: NONE
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Photoshop CS6 | Working with Channels
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
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
Tue, February 20
@ 12 noon
Crafty-Noons for Adults @ Muhlenberg
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of crafting. Knit or color, the choice is yours. Crafting can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. Coloring sheets, pencils, yarn and needles are provided, or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put your mind at ease. Held in the 3rd floor Teen Space room.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 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
Tue, February 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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 Science, Industry &…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, February 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Tuesdays: January 9th & 23rd February 6th & 20th March 6th & 20th April 10th & 24th May 8th & 22nd Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
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