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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Intro To Computers
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use computers and sharpen your skills through computer use. “How do I turn the computer on?” “How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and friends?” Every Tuesday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
December: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30, 31 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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
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 TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
SimplyE and iPad/iPhone Open Lab
Learn how to use the library's new eBook app to download free books as well as come in and ask any questions that you have pertaining to your iphone/iPad.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Computer Class
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time. Tuesdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m. Thursdays 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
E-Book Help for E-Readers
Want to learn how to use NYPL's new SimplyE app? Having trouble downloading ebooks or audio books for your Kindle? Bring in your device and get a one-on-one walk through on how to get ebooks and audiobooks to your Tablet, Smartphone and eReader. Space is limited! Please sign-up in person or by phone to reserve a spot.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Email for Beginners
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Schwarzman Building - December 2016
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 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…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
GRE Prep
Discussion based review for the essay portion of the GRE.
Francis Martin LibraryCollege & Graduate Students
Today
@ 10:45 a.m.
Arts and Craft for Preschoolers
Crafts for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational "Signed English"
Conversational sign language is also known as "Signed English" and differs from American Sign Language (ASL) in sentence structure and complexity. This workshop consists of six (6) sessions every Tuesday beginning November 8th. It is designed to be a fun and relaxing way of learning basic conversational signs that can be tailored to the interests of the group and used in everyday communication. Call 212-870-1810 or visit the Riverside Information Desk to sign up. **Please note: Participants…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
NY Women’s Chambers of Commerce: The Latino Association of Beauty Professionals, Inc. (LABPI) Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to attend all sessions.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - December 2016
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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Sensory Playtime
Come to play and leave ready to turn ordinary objects in your home into your child's favorite toys. For Babies and Toddlers birth to 3 years and their parents and caregivers.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 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.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Lighthouse Guild67th Street Library, Community RoomPersons with Disabilities
Today
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Adults can come learn the basics of Internet search, resume writing, typing , job search, etc; Microsoft Word and just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Senior Fitness Class
Light exercise, stretching, and other elements of creating a healthy lifestyle.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Adult ColoringRoosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Ch'an Coloring and Conversation for Adults
Do you think coloring is child's play? Well think again, coloring can be fun and relaxing for adults as well. Join us for a relaxing afternoon of coloring unique and intricate coloring pages. Coloring can help you de-stress, by focusing on a particular activity. This activity will stimulate the brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity. Coloring sheets and pencil crayons will be provided or you can bring your own supplies. Tea will be served and soft music played to put yo…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Lunch Time Knitting and Crochet Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit/crochet, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles or hooks, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly gathering for all skill levels. Knit, crochet, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Email for Beginners, Part 02
This is a continuation from Part 01 This hands-on computer class we will teach you to: Define email and point out some common email providers What one needs in order to send an email Structure of an email address Core email skills
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
67th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 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!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12:15 p.m.
Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Toastmasters present a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided and there is no need to joing the Toastmasters to attend.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Meditation: Peace Begins With You and Me
Meditation:Peace Begins With You and Me Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW 5 part series Tuesday, October 18 1:00pm Tuesday, November 8 1:00pm Tuesday, November 22 1:00pm Tuesday, December 6 1:00pm Tuesday, December 20 1:00pm Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many doctors recommend m…
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
The Island Writers
This is a group for all who are interested in writing professionally or personally. Come check us out! Every Tuesday at 1 P.M.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.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. Space is limited, registration is required. Register by phone or in person one week before the class (November 29).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Discover the many benefits of meditation and slow moving exercise in this weekly class led by certified instructors. Eliminate stress and enjoy peace of mind.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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