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Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange Library - May 2017
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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Genealogy Essentials
Genealogical Research with Newspapers and Periodicals
Historical newspapers and genealogy periodicals can reveal a wealth of information about your ancestors. Learn about NYPL’s vast collections of newspapers and periodicals and find out how these resources can supplement your family history research.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Searching Besides Google: LearningExpress Library
Take practice exams for a variety of tests at many levels, from grade school through post graduate. LSAT, TASC, SAT tests, amongst many others proliferate in this database.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library French Class: Lesson Twenty Four
Learning a foreign language is more than just a boost to your Resume or handy for travelling. It will make you smart, more decisive and even better at English. French is the perfect way to practice and improve your language skills. In this class you will learn, French vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, you will learn to make sentences and also speak the language.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Art For A Lifetime
Art For A Lifetime
Art For A Lifetime Learn how to use watercolors and developed new skills in drawing. During this 8 week program you will develop your artistic skills and apply them to a series of watercolor paintings. This program will culminate with an art exhibition at the library. Time: 2PM-4PM…
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - One on One Computer Help 電脑筆記本時間
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Help available in English and Chinese. 你遇到電子郵件的問題?不知道如何剪切和粘貼?有技術上的問題,並一起帶來問吧!
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Google Drive: part 1
Learn how to upload, organize, and share your files using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - May 2017
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…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Fire Safety Education Program
The goal of the Fire Safety Education Program is to eliminate residential fire deaths in New York City. Fire deaths have dropped steadily during the past decades and studies have shown that there is a direct link to strong public education programs. The goal of FDNY instructors is to continually educate the public with critical lifesaving strategies that focus on fire prevention, with a special focus on the City's most vulnerable populations and at-risk communities.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Computer class - 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.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Brick Builders Club
Join us for free play using LEGO® bricks! See what your imagination can create!
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Relax with your friends, use laptops, read, play games, or study. It’s up to you! Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free 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 personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
D.I.Y. Wednesday
Create a variety of do-it-yourself crafts in the Teen Room. All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
MATH TASC Prep
MATH TASC Prep is a class designed for individuals to help further develop their understanding of math related topics in regards to the TASC examination.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer time at your local library!!!! Suggest materials to order and create cool displays.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, computers, the Wii and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.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.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Continuing Japanese: Katakana
This Japanese course is for those interested in continuing after the completing the branch's introductory course, or for anyone who has some basic understanding of the Japanese language. We will be learning katakana, the alphabet for writing foreign words in Japanese such as anime (for animation), some basic grammar, and conversation. Please email karenloder@nypl.org to register.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Digitizing Family Memories
Join us for a five-week workshop throughout the month of May to learn how to preserve your family photos and memorabilia. Over the course of the workshop you'll learn how to both scan and edit any items brought with you! You'll also learn how to create a digital scrapbook that you can keep after the workshop has ended. It is preferred that paricipants attend all five sessions. Registration is required to please be sure to call or stop by the branch for details. **This program is funded through…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Wacky Wednesdays
Chill out at the library on a hump day! Join us for a program, or a movie, or a game! Every Wednesday 3-5pm. For ages 10-17
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help Desk
Need help with your homework? Have no fear. The Homework Help Desk is here! Staffed by Miss Counts and volunteers, the Homework Help Desk provides one-on-one homework assistance to students in grades K-6. No registration required. Simply show up and receive the help you need. Help is offered on a first come, first serve basis.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library’s Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series’ curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygiene and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions.The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-siz…
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Online with MorningStar & ValueLine
Learn to retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions. We will also demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Turn a concept into a short list of potential investments.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sing. Sing a song!
Sing. Sing a song. Sing it loud! Sing it Strong! Do you love to sing? Join Ms. Eve and Sing Songs!
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Come hang out with your friends in a cool, casual environment. Listen to the radio & chat with your friends. Use laptops to do your homework, watch videos, play games, & more!
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
CREATIVE WRITING
Join young adult author, Lois Metzger, for a series of 5 creative writing classes! For ages 8 and up. PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health& Mental Hygine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-size…
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Silkscreen
Join us as we cut out paper stencils and use a basic screen printing technique to decorate tee shirts and canvas tote bags. Materials will be provided. Limit to 10. For ages 13-18.
Muhlenberg LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Spring Collage
Spring Collage Come joins us to create a special collage for spring
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoons
Make your own creations. Use clay, markers, paper, and more to create your own unique items. All materials will be provided. 05/09 @ 5 PM: Teen Art Corner 05/20 @ 2 PM: Teen Art Corner 05/22 @ 4 PM: Teen Art Corner 05/24 @ 3:30 PM: Perler Parlor
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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