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Mon, August 1
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for or…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 1
@ 1 p.m.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
A six week educational series, presented by PSS, that provides self-care education programs for caregivers which includes tools and strategies to better handle the unique challenges they face. Monday August 1st at 1p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
City Island LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 1:30 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Writers Group
Join us for an afternoon of poetry and prose. The writing assignment for this workshop is "A Character Study." Write either about someone memorable or someone you invent, and bring them to life for us. Please keep pieces to 750 words or less so everyone has a chance to read their work. We will also read aloud a selection of poetry which will form the theme for our next meeting. Adults 50+
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! International Sessions Include: The Global Playground, Around the World, and Playtime across the pond (ages 6-12) Learn all about and enjoy games that are played around the world! Workshop series is FREE!
Mott Haven LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
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
Mon, August 1
@ 2 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, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Art
If you like art, join us and learn something new! Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of art. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery. All programs are free of charge.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Lego Builders!
We'll break out the Legos and other building materials. You supply the creativity and building skills! Ages 4-12.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoons: Awesome August!
It's the Crafternoon Series: Awesome August! 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 summer! All activites begin at 2:00PM!!! *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.* Crafternoon 1 (Monday, August 1st): Duct Tape Crafts Crafternoon 2 (Wednesday, August 3rd): Origami Crafternoon 3 (Monday, August 8th): Embroidery, Pt. 1 Crafternoon 4 (Wednesday, August 10th): Embr…
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Jewelry Workshop
Come to the library and make beautiful beaded necklaces and bracelets. All materials will be provided. For ages 12-18
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for or…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Fun With Lanyard
Learn new lanyard tips and tricks. Materials will be provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
COMIC CULTURE: MONSTERS OF THE BRONX
Join a new series of Comics-art classes focusing on the monster-loving mythology of our multi-cultural Bronx. This Summer, we explore the myths and legends of the diverse communities of the Bronx, as well as go deeper into some of the issues affecting our communities. Kids will learn to make their own comics, create their own stories, enjoy live figure drawing, and even review great anime; all while investigating the magic and diversity of our everyday lives. All classes are taught by cartoonist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 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, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join us for Coloring Club at the library! We'll provide crayons and coloring sheets. Coloring is a great creative outlet for relaxing minds, encouraging focus, and refining motor skills. Kids of all ages are invited to join.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need a computer appointment for an hour or two? Want to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Need help mastering your electronic devices? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Join us for Supervised Open Lab
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra computer time? Want to play a game, search the web, research colleges, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Join us for Teen Tech Time.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 3 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, August 1
@ 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, August 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions include: Nursery Rhyme Relays (ages 6-12) Mondays, July 11 & 25, 3:30 pm Ninja Party! (ages 6-12) Mondays, August 1 & 8, 3:30 pm Workshop series is FREE.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 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, August 1
@ 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, August 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
LEGO MINDSTORMS
Would you like to become a master robot builder? Are you interested in learning to program? Join us at Parkchester to learn how to build and program a LEGO robot. Everything is awesome! Learn more about LEGO MINDSTORMS here: http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Make it Happen!
A Summer Reading Program for Teens A workshop that provides career preparation for teens/young adults pursuing their first time job and preparing for college interviews. Through interactive activities the program is fun and informative and explains all areas of job searching ranging from cover letters to appropriate dress attire. Presented by Sheree Elder. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Sedgwick Library
University Settlement Early Childhood Education Center
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Maker Lab
Join us this summer for our five week maker lab series. Each week we will explore ways to reuse found materials and create something cool. Projects will include making wearable art, home goods, and personalized back-to-school supplies. Each week's craft will be a fun surprise, announced moments before the program begins! Supplies are limited; first come, first served. For 5-12 years.
Mulberry Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 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, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Science Buddies!
Full STEAM ahead! Join us for simple and fun science experiments that are out of this world. This program is for children ages 5-12 and their caregivers. Supplies are limited and will be given to the first 25 children accompanied by an adult.
53rd Street Library, Classroom BSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Crafternoon
Duct-Tape art, jewelry making, paper crafts and more! Come get crafty in the Basement!
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 4:30 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 PC Computers
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Monthly Meditation
MEDITATION FOR PEACE AND WELL BEING Join Renate Lanotte, LCSW long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Renate lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing for many years. During this workshop she will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace, happiness and a greater sense of well being. Renate will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Warm Your Heart Project
Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City. The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015. Help us reach this goal! Not a knitter or crocheter? No problem! It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up. Materials will be available to work with, but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some al…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 6:30 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, August 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
The Journey of a Novel: Craft Talk and Workshop with BRIO-winning author Amy Gottlieb
In this discussion about the process of writing her debut novel, Amy Gottlieb will focus on specific craft issues such as point of view, character motivation, narrative structure, and how she approaches revision. The workshop will conclude with a generative writing prompt. This event is sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts. Admission is free, but RSVP (at theBCA website) is required.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 8 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 10 a.m.
Artist Wilhelmina Grant Presents "Climbing the Wall" Exhibit Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 10 a.m.
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.
Aguilar LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 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. Come and 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
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