Classes & Workshops

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

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1,276 classes found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
Online
This program will take place virtually. Want to work with other writers? Commit to a writing schedule? Practice your craft through writing prompts? Receive and discuss information and tips on writing, reading, editing, and revising? Join the weekly meetings of the Kingsbridge Writing Circle, held online at the Kingsbridge Library on every Thursday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M. Eastern Time. Share your unpublished drafts in an intimate setting. Get and give feedback. Writers of all genres and styles…
Kingsbridge Library
Online
Adults
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place at Edenwald Library. A representative from Mayor's Public Engagement: GetCoveredNYC, the City of New York's official health insurance outreach and enrollment program, will be on site at the Edenwald Library to provide free in-person assistance to help you find the coverage that is right for you. Information about the services provided by NYC Human Resources Administration will also be available. Public Health Educator: Orville Berry
Edenwald LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event will take place in person at Bronx Library Center. Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly de…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet virtually via Google Meet or phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defi…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a basic resume and cover letter Complete employment app…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Online Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member virtually via phone or Google Meet to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and format a b…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Clearly defining career goals and developing a plan for success…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Hamilton Grange Library . Do you want to improve your computer skills? Is your Resume up to date? Here is a list of possible one on one computer sessions you can inquire our staff about. Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register at the front desk for available time slots. Each session is one hour.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,

50+,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 10:30 AM
All About Computers
NOTE: This class is being held in-person at the Pelham Bay Library, with a 7 seat limit. Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
This program will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Room 304, Floor 3. Join Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff for an overview of basic computer use. Participants will: Learn about the various types and components of computers. Review basic computer terminology and software. Have time to ask questions work independently on personal projects. To join the program: Register below with your email address. You’ll receive a welcome email with…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).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.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
This class will take place in person at West Farms Library. Do you need to freshen up your computer or typing skills? Come join us at the West Farms library to learn how to type using online resources and instruction from a staff member.
West Farms LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
Join the Bronx Library Center on Google Meets every other week for our "Hybrid Craft Circle." Come in person to the branch or attend via google meets. This will be very flexible. We will each have our own craft project to work. The staff member can provide advice or guidance on your project or teach you something new using materials you probably have at home. Also youtube videos can help in between meetings.
Online via Google Hangouts MeetAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
Join our introductory computer class, with a different subject being taught each session. Subjects will include Internet literacy, social media, video chatting and more. All work will be conducted on our Library computers. Linmit to 10, first come first served. No registration required. August 11-Phishing on the web. Join us for this class to help you identify and avoid common fraudulent emails and Phishing on the web.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
Online
Our coloring group is now online! We will meet online every Thursday at 11am. We can color and socialize while practicing social distancing. We can chat with each other about current events, hobbies, movies and books while we color. Coloring can be done by anyone of any age, not just artists or creative types. Coloring can have therapeutic benefits such as alleviating stress and anxiety. Many have compared the benefits of coloring to achieving relaxation from meditation. Since this is an online…
Chatham Square Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will meet online and have the opportunity to practice English by chatting with library staff and other adults from around the world. Meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! The program works best for people who speak some English and want to practice. Register below and include your contact information to receive the link to participate. The link will b…
New Dorp Library
Online via Google Meet.
Adults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 11 AM
Outdoor
This event will take place outdoors at the Woodstock Branch Library. Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Today
@ 11 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This event will take place in person at The Harlem Library: Conversation Class: We Speak NYC for Intermediate adult English language learners (ages 16 and up.) Practice English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with adults from around the world. NO REGISTRATION NEEDED!
Harlem Library, AuditoriumEnglish Language Learners
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Van Cortlandt Library. Need help understanding your Apple or Android devices? Then come by Van Cortland Library BYOD and enjoy.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Today
@ 11 AM
Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 AM
English for Speakers of Other Languages
This program is in person NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Just come to a class! We Speak NYC 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 Level Conversation group for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We…
South Beach LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 12 PM
All About Computers
Learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Learn how to play the worldwide popularboard game, Sorry! Be the first player to get all of your pieces from the START space to the HOME space, while apologizing to your opponents when you have to bump them back home! This is an in-person program; no registration is required. Masks are strongly recommended, but not required.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Come help make quilts to be given to needy families in our area . Sewing experience IS REQUIRED
Morningside Heights LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Join us in this empowering one-time program where we delve into civic engagement through a creative outlet! Participants will be given arts and crafts supplies, which they can use to create a poster highlighting a social issue of their choice. All materials will be provided; no registration required. This program is for adults/teens.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 4th floor, room 403. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audio…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers
Today
@ 3 PM
All About Computers
This event will take place in-person at the Mariners Harbor Library. Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help accessing the internet or any of NYPL's online resources? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3 PM
Online
This event is online only. What are you working on? Join us and tell us about it! We'd love to chat, share tips, maybe even inspire one another. Whether you knit, stitch, sketch, or sculpt, there are hundreds of books in our collection to inspire you. Check them out and join us weekly on Thursdays at 3pm. This event will take place over Google Meet. Most online programs, including all programs hosted via Google Meet, provide closed…
53rd Street Library
Online
Adults
Today
@ 3 PM
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Factiva provides access to content from more than 20,000 news sources, including newspapers, TV transcripts, newswires, and business magazines. Learn how to use Factiva to research current information on companies, industries, and financial markets. **This event will be online only** ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registration Click here to register. Registration for this event is through Eventbrite. Click here to view Eventbrite's Privacy Policy.
ONLINE - Details will be emailed upon registrationBusinesspeople,

Job Seekers
Today
@ 3 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need help accessing the internet or any of NYPL's online resources? Call or visit us to schedule an appointment for an hour of one-on-one tech help. Don't forget to bring your device and your questions about your laptop, cell phone, and tablet. Please come prepared with any passwords for your device (screen lock) or Apple ID. We look forward to meeting you! To ensure the health and safety of the public…
Charleston LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3 PM
Postponed
Online
This class is taking place online only. Practice talking to others in Spanish virtually through educational activities. Focused on Beginner and Intermediate Spanish Learners. Sign up required. Open to Adults 18+
Parkchester Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

English Language Learners
Today
@ 3 PM
Online
August 8 through 19, Monday through Friday There are several Windows screen readers to choose from. Come discover how this free, open-source option compares. If you know how to type, understand Windows basics, can commit to attending ten sessions, and would like to become more confident and proficient with the NVDA screen reader, this workshop is for you! Please plan to join us each week for a hands-on lesson and discussion. This workshop also includes a group mailing list where you can post…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library
Online
Adults,

50+,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 3 PM
Crafting the Collections
Create a poster inspired by the Silence = Death and Earth Day posters in The New York Public Library's Treasures exhibit! An example of the 1987 Silence=Death poster This program will take place in person at Baychester. Activist posters are a great do-it-yourself project that inspires creativity and sparks social engagement - plus, they're a lot of fun to create alongside fellow New Yorkers! Join us to create and dialogue together! Learn to make a personal poster based on your neighborhood…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
Outdoor
Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 3:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Python has four built-in collections—data structures that can contain multiple instances of more basic data forms. Explore how you can use sets, tuples, lists and dictionaries to store, analyze, and manipulate data in Python.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 3:30 PM
Outdoor
This event will take place in person. If you have a tech problem, question or would just like individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a staff member and receive their personal attention and instructions.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Today
@ 4 PM
This event will take place in-person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, 4th floor, room 403. Work with a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library staff member to complete a personal project on the computer. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive personal attention and instruction. Assistance can include: Internet browsing Email Typing software Resume formatting eBooks and Audio…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

50+,

Job Seekers