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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, December 5
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 5
@ 2 p.m.
Watercolor Art
Create a piece of art using watercolor paints. All materials are provided
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 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
Mon, December 5
@ 2:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Lighthouse Guild67th Street Library, Community RoomPersons with Disabilities
Mon, December 5
@ 2:45 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Introduction to NYPL databases and online catalog.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring Program
Think Coloring is just for kids? Not anymore, join the crowd of Adult Coloring Fans and find out why Adults are going back to Coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
Come by the Castle Hill Branch and create crafts with teens of all experience levels. ALL New York Public Library programs are free of charge!!
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
The Amazing World of Animals
Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up-close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
City Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Choose your own coloring pages from a large collection of images printed from the internet. We provide markers, crayons or colored pencils. Mondays at 3:00 pm.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Hey teens! Come enjoy cool crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teens
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed!
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TWAG (Tween Advisory Group)
Come with your friends to hang out in the Library! Play games, do crafts, and talk about what you want in YOUR library! For 5th-8th graders.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Real Deal Commics
A basic course of the different types of gender and sexual orientation. We create art and characters of different genders and orientations to inspire empathy and practical knowledge. We give the teens what we know about sexuality in a safe environment... basic lessons on gender, diversity, and orientation, and how to treat people who are different with respect. Then they are asked to create a team of heroes that are interesting in their gender diversity as well as their orientation. Recommended…
Riverside LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club
Join our Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story! Children ages 7-14 are welcome. Must register in advance to participate. Please register at the Children's Desk!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Do you want to learn how to code? Then, join our Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story! Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS Firs meets every Monday from Session One - 3:30-4:15pm Session Two - 4:15-5:00pm starting October 17th. Children ages 7-14 welcome. Due to a limited number of computers, registration is required. Registration required. Please call the Tr…
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Clone of CS First - Storytelling
Join the Google CS First Club @ 67th Street Branch. REGISTRATION REQUIRED AND FULL. Ages 7-14. The club runs for 8 week Mondays at 3:30 from October 17-December 12, no session on October 31st. Child must commit to coming to all 8 sessions. CS First is a curriculum developed by the folks at Google that uses the popular MIT Scratch programming language to give kids an introduction to the foundations of coding. Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. This is…
67th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Workshop
Build something awesome with LEGOs! All materials are provided. For children ages 5-12.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens can use the extra computer time to work on homework, do gaming, social media, and/or complete their own personal projects.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Superhero Workshop
With the current popularity of Comic Book superheroes in Hollywood now this has created opportunities for our younger generation to be introduced to a forgotten format of reading, such as comic books, graphic novels, and manga to name a few. The “ Superhero Workshop” is a cohesive blend of reading, writing and visual creativity, which reinforces what they are taught in school. Teens will use the Character Creator Sheet as a template to create their Superhero, which includes features ,such as hei…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Teens
Hour of Code
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. One-hour tutorials are available in over 30 languages. No experience needed!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
TechConnect
Code Your Own Story with Google CS First*
Google CS (Computer Science) First teaches children ages 9-14 how to code using Scratch, an innovative online coding program tailored to help children and teens learn in innovative ways. Join us for this 8 week program that will teach kids and teens how to code their own animated stories! Please note that this program requires an 8 week commitment, as each week will build off of the last week's coding. Advance registration is required as space is limited. Registration can be done by phone or in…
George Bruce Library, Computer roomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Need some extra help with an assignment or project? Come to the Eastchester Library after school on Mondays and Tuesdays and ask our expert staff for help.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Art Studio
Draw manga, graffiti, or freestyle, or just sit down and color! It's your choice. All materials will be provided; just bring your creativity!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
College Access
College Bound
Need help with the SAT/ACT, SHSAT or any other standardized tests? Practice at the Library in a fun and calm environment! Have a homework assignment that is getting you down? We can help with that as well! Cannot make it to the program? Try emailing your question to michaelrios@nypl.org and we will do our best to help you. For teens ages 12-18.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Need extra time to do homework? Play a game? Check your email? Chat on Facebook? Search on the web? Come join us at Tween Tech Time!
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoons: Delightful December!
It's the Crafternoon Series: Delightful December! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activites held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts to entertain you for the holiday season! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Thursday, Decmeber 1st): Embroidery Crafternoon 2 (Monday, December 5th): "Here You Are!" Crafternoon 3 (Thursday, Decmeber 8th): Glorious Gothic Calligraphy Crafternoon 4 (Monday, December 12th): Perler…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Project Art: Unleash your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. Age: 4–12 year olds Registration required
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
Children Story Time Craft
Arts and Craft for children of all ages.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Do you want to learn how to code? Then, join our Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create an animated story! Kids' Coding Club: Code Your Story w/ Google CS Firs meets every Monday from Session One - 3:30-4:15pm Session Two - 4:15-5:00pm starting October 17th. Children ages 7-14 welcome. Due to a limited number of computers, registration is required. Registration required. Please call the Tr…
Tremont Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Mon, December 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
Minecraft Mondays
Can't get enough Minecraft? Join us for Minecraft Mondays in December in the 2nd floor Children's Room. Players will dig deeper into the game as we mine, craft, and trade tips. For school-age children up to age 12. *Please register in advance for this space-limited program by calling 212-926-2147.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
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