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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect - Open Lab
In this open-form workshop, we will go over any computer and smart device-related questions anyone may have. Laptops provided.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
People Craft 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,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Winter Fun & Games
Welcome the winter season with Wii games, board games, and other hands-on activities for kids ages 5-12. Mondays in January at 4:00 pm.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 22
@ 9:15 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Prerequisites: Basic mouse, keyboarding, and computer skills.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab Mornings
Walk in every Monday morning from 10am to 1pm and get one-on-one help with your computer and technology questions. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome. Cada lunes, ofrecemos ayuda personal con computadoras y technologia, de 10am hasta las 1pm.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Open Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Daily 11am - 12pm. Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Throg's Neck Library - January 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…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 : Tables and Mail Merge
Learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and formatting tables, performing mathematical task in tables and executing mail merges.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 : Tables and Mail Merge
Learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and formatting tables, performing mathematical task in tables and executing mail merges.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10 a.m.
The 1960s
The Top Moments of the 1960s in US History- Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. Setting up a PowerPoint presentation: The Top Moments of the 1960s in US History
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Columbus Library, Computer Lab
Outside Patio
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Bilingual Storytime: Spanish & English
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, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Beginner's Computer Class: EmailSeward Park LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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
Mon, January 22
@ 11 a.m.
Basic Mouse & Keyboard
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills. PREREQUISITE: NONE
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 11 a.m.
Jewelry Making Workshop: Cocktail Rings
Please join us for a jewelry making workshop, focused on beaded cocktail rings, led by Phyllis Tamburri. Classes will meet Mondays January 22 and 29, February 5 and 12, 11am-12:30pm. Ms. Tamburri has been teaching bead making for three years at Sirovich Center and Stuyvesant Community Center. All materials will be provided. Just make sure to bring your reading glasses! Space is limited; Registration is required. Please sign up online, in person, or by phone! Classes will meet in the second…
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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 LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 22
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Toddler Crafts
Join us on Monday mornings at 11 AM for fun arts and crafts projects just for our littlest patrons. Crafts aren't just fun - they're learning experiences! Kids will identify shapes and colors, practice gripping crayons or paintbrushes in preparation for writing, and learn self-expression and creativity. Our projects are different every week, from washable fingerpaint (complete with smocks!) to construction paper collages to good old-fashioned coloring with crayons. These crafts are best for todd…
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, January 22
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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…
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 11:15 a.m.
Money Matters
Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, January 22
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Block Builders
Use your imagination and build with us in the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 22
@ 11:30 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
Mon, January 22
@ 12 noon
Drop in Computer Lab
Do you have any specific inquiries about how to use computers, Software, Tablets (e.g., iPad, Kindle Fire), obtaining online information, and library database? No time to attend our formal computer classes? Please join us our personalized one-on-one session. Topics Included: Basic Computer, Internet, Tablets, Connecting to Free NYPL Wi-Fi, Web browser, Online Health Information, Government e-Resources, online registration Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Facebook, LinkedIn, Online Shoppin…
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 12 noon
Learn English Using Mango Languages
If you want to learn a new language, the Library can help! Learn how to use Mango Languages, and online learning program free for NYPL patrons. This is not an ESOL class but ESL Learners are welcome. ***LIMIT IS 10 PEOPLE*** ***PLEASE BRING HEADPHONES*** Every Mondays of the Month No Registration Required Open to Adults 18+
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 12:30 p.m.
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. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED / ASSISTANCE NOT PROVIDED.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 12:30 p.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 second and fourth Mondays 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. You will need a lapt…
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, January 22
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Programming Fundamentals with Python, Part 2
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class. You must have attended the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especially typing. We highly recommend being able to type at least 20 words per minute. You can test yourself here:…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 22
@ 1 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Poets & Writers Group
Join the group on select Monday afternoons for poetry and prose, in a series of seven sessions each of which will have a different theme. Dates are : January 8, 22; February 5, 26; and March 12, 26.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Descarga de eBooks de NYPL.
Los libros electrónicos, libros en audio, música digital y vídeo - todos disponibles a través de la página web de NYPL! Aprenda a aprovechar el libre acceso a los nuevos medios desde la comodidad de su propia casa.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
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