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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, November 22
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab - 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
Wed, November 22
@ 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.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 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; draw and color at your le…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 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
Wed, November 22
@ 2 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. Grades K-2.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
SciLAB @ NYPL (STEM)
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs for children ages 5 to 12 promote the opportunity to explore the natural world through workshops, project-based learning and scientific experiments. Space is Limited. Registration is required.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Open Lab
Come and create some sample programs using Microsoft Word, putting what you learned to the test. You can also ask questions and receive one-on-one help.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
LEGO Club
Join our LEGO Club and work with other legoers to build a masterpiece. The Library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination. *All materials must stay at the Library. Children ages 4-11 and families welcome.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 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)
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
College Access
College and Career Drop In Session
Do you want to go to college? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing to apply? We'll help you look for: College Programs Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Formatting Whether you’re in middle or high school, we’ve got steps that you can take to start preparing for college. If you’ve got questions, we’ll get you the answers!
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join us for some fun and crazy adventures in coloring. We will put out some coloring sheets and supplies. We can't wait to see what your inner artist creates!
Riverside LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Creative Writers Lab
Kids will explore creative writing through fun, hands-on paper projects as we make mini books, create comic strips, and design postcards and envelopes. Recommended for kids ages 7-12.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Math TASC prep
Math TASC prep is a program designed to aid individuals in preparation for the TASC exam. This program only covers topics related to the math portion of the TASC exam. Basic math skills are required. 1ST- Signed numbers, Order of Operations, Absolute Values 8TH- Powers & Roots, Scientific notation 15TH- Distance and Cost & Measurements 29TH- Decimals & Fractions
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
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
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Coloring Time
Come to the library and color!
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Clay Creations
Join us for a fun afternoon making clay creations. Craft your favorite animals, characters, or anything else you can imagine! For children aged 3 to 5 accompanied by caregiver. All supplies will be provided.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Arts & 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)
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tween Tech: Clubs
Interested in robotics, coding, the arts, and more? Innovate, create, and tinker in our new monthly tech club! Ages 9+/4th Grade+ No registration required, but space is limited!
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Sing a Song!
Sing. Sing a Song. Sing it Loud. Sing it Strong! Sing songs with Ms. Eve with storybooks and fairytales.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Craft-eens!
Teens! Join us every Wednesday for a different craft project! Each week will be different ! All materials will be provided.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 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)
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Program: Kinetic Sand
Learn the science behind kinetic sand then make your own to take home! All materials will be provided.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Forms
Learn how to create, edit and share online forms and collect data using Google's ever-evolving software.
Tremont LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Help with math and reading for children.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Doodle and Draw
Let your mind wander as we doodle and draw to some relaxing music.
Melrose LibraryChildren
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Writer's Workshop
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), we’ll be participating by hosting a series of workshops to help you fine tune your creative writing skills.
Francis Martin LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
History of Comics
Where did Superman come from? Join Ivan Velez for a history of American style comics, from the Yellow Kid and Spiderman to Archie and the Warren Commission to today. Learn how these iconic characters have reflected and influenced American culture and morality. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore! Use this as an opportunity to spend a quiet moment putting color to paper. We use all kinds of materials - watercolors, oil pastels, and more.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Trivia
Compete against your friends to see who knows the most random facts and can solve the most brainy puzzles.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 4 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)
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Thanksgiving Craft - Canceled
Join us in making a fun Thanksgiving craft!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help
Start the school year right by setting aside time to do your homework. Get stuck? Librarians will also provide basic homework help.
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Falun Dafa Exercise Class
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Mindstorms
We're back at it, building crazy machines and robots out of Legos! Devices can be controlled by library tablets, or even from your own smartphone. The creations get better each week they're worked on, make sure to come the whole month!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
Programs in a Box
Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars -…
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 4 p.m.
Canceled
The Homeworking Hour
Need help with your homework, and adjusting to the new school year??? Just not understanding that soliloquy..... Umm, what is a soliloquy??? Or just in need of a quiet space??? Well come on down to our Young Adult area and a 'Homework Helper' will aide you with your work, no matter the subject! Please note: This is a free program for young adults, and all materials will be provided.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 4:30 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
Wed, November 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Volunteer Group
Teens, earn your community hours! Every Wednesday at 4:30PM at Riverdale Library! Come make a difference in the library while earning your community hours! Help us write book reviews, create zines, make a branch video, shelve material, and beta-test tween programs! We’ll be trying out new crafts, experimenting with video-editing programs, making zines for the first time, and carrying out whatever ideas you bring to the table!
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 22
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, November 22
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners
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.
Baychester LibraryAdults
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