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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 9:15 a.m.
Canceled
Internet & Email
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Word Ribbons Tools
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprenda a Usar el Teclado y Ratón.
Aprenda cómo usar el ratón de la computadora y practique sus habilidades con el teclado.
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Open Computer 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. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 10am-2pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply free practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Art Cart
Our Art Cart will be wheeled out to the main floor the full day for you to take what you need and create independently!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 10 a.m.
YouTube 視頻編緝(YouTube: Share your Videos)
如何使用YouTube來編輯以及分享視頻。
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Group: Advanced: Parkchester Library - April 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 actors speak slowly and clearly. Advanced-Intermediate 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 w…
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Throg's Neck Library - April 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
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Digital Devices
Android and Apple Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomAdults
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Babies & Brew: Playtime for Them, Coffee for You!
Join us for a fun, unstructured playtime for you and your youngest children. Enjoy coffee & snacks while the little ones socialize and play with our early literacy toys. Great for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. This is a drop in program, so no pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Roaring Chorus
Learn the basics of singing and enjoy building music skills in a choral workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble. Pre-registration is required.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
GED Homework Help!
Are you studying for your GED (also known as the TASC test or the NYC HSE test)? Come down and join our study group. Get help with tough homework questions and talk about test taking strategies!
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11 a.m.
Jewelry Making Workshop
Please join us for a beaded jewelry making workshop, led by Phyllis Tamburri. Classes will meet Mondays April 23, April 30, May 7, May 14 from 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 for beginners. Those continuing in the class will need to buy a few supplies. Just make sure to bring your reading glasses!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Dorp Library - April 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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Ribbons Tools
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
Today
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Advanced Excel | Charts
This class will cover how to customize charts to better visualize information, as well as the pros and cons of various chart types. Topics include: formatting charts, adding and customizing chart elements, and chart analysis tools.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 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+ No Class on April 2nd,2018
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 12 noon
Adult Coloring
Adult coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. All materials will be provided.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Today
@ 12 noon
Canceled
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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Internet & Email
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.***
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Do you have stories to tell but don’t know how to write them? Then the Creative Writing Clinic is the right place for you. It is a six week class where we will talk about writing techniques like story arc, and the role of the five senses in writing. You will get to work on writing prompts which will get your creative juices flowing and also read short stories. Apoorva Mittal writes about human relationships and identity; about feminism and the injustice in the world; about people in exile and…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
Digital Devices
Android and Apple Basics
This course will cover some basic features of Apple and Android devices. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mott Haven Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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? Or do you just need extra computer time? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
By Appointment Only: Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Arts and Craft for Adults
Easy crafts for adults are a fun way to relieve stress and rediscover your creative spark. These easy art projects for adults are sure to fit your personal style and skill set.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Collage Workshop
A weekly collage workshop for older adults. Come use a variety of found images and supplies to make your own free-form, abstract or representational collages. Neighbor and collage enthisiast David Ochoa will faciliate the group.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Morningside Heights - April 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…
Morningside HeightsAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Resume Help
Need help with resume writing? Not sure how to edit it? Get one-on-one assistance with writing your resume. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB to save and edit it. Lower Level Conference Room
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint Ribbons Tools
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Today
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases, online catalog, play games and more!
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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