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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Canceled
A Moment of Zen: Meditation Group
Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to come to the New Amsterdam library to learn meditation and find inner peace. Twice a month we will teach, practice and discuss meditation. No prior experience necessary -- just bring an open mind!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop 1: Photo Retouching Part 1
This class explores photo retouching techniques and tools for filling in cracks, removing wrinkles, and fixing blemishes. Topics include Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Frequency Separation. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library Mac Lab, Bronx Libra…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Powerpoint 2010 Open Lab
Come and ask whatever questions you have about using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010, complete exercises, etc.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
SHSAT Prep
Are you getting ready for the SHSAT? Why not study at the library? Students will use the newest Kaplan study guides to develop the skills to crach the upcoming SHSAT exam. Registration required and limited to 10 students. Register at the library, or call 212-586-5098
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Marble Painting
Join us for a chance to use marbles in an artistic way! We will use primary colors to create original works of art by rolling marbles this way and that.
Dongan Hills LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic 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.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Coloring Club
Calling all creative kids! Join our Coloring Club and make beautiful art with paper, colored pencils and your imagination.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
NYPL Innovation Project
Sphero SPRK edition Robots Engineering Program
Meet Sphero – the world’s first app-enabled robotic ball, now at the Castle Hill Library. Test your driving and building skills with different STEM challenges each week from bridge building, to amazing mazes and chariot races. Space is limited to 8 particpants on a first come, first serve basis. Recommended for ages 8 and up
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Crafternoons: Astounding August!!!
It's the Crafternoon Series: Astounding August!!! Come join us for our series of Arts and Crafts activities held in the afternoon. We have some fun crafts for your entertainment! This Month, we will be featuring the following activities: Perler Beads for All Ages Abstract Art Tie-Dye Stained Glass Water Bottles Water Bottle Wind Spirals Duct Tape Quilting Suminagashi Bottle Painting Sand Bottles *This is a free program for teens 12-18 and all materials will be provided.*
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect - Internet Basics
In this class, we will review the basic ways to safely navigate the internet and how to use it most efficiently.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes after class starts will not be admitted*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Libr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Fun with Lego's
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 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
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel Payroll Spreadsheet | Part 3
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Need extra time computer time? Want to play a game, check your email or just chat on Facebook? Research colleges? Search the web? Come Join us.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced speakers of English.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, August 24
@ 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)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Drawing Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13-18 years old.
Edenwald LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Wildlife at the Library
A Summer Reading Program Animals in the library? Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to a golden eagle, eagle owl, barn owl, alligator, black throat monitor, burmese python, canadian lynx. Learn about the fierce competitors in the wild. For ages 13-18 years old.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick up a few tricks as you work on your own creation.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring Program
Think Coloring is for Kids? Not anymore! Join the crowd of Adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
Teens get designated laptop time and can ask to tinker with our STEAM kits, especially Makey Makeys.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Coloring Club
Join us for Kids Coloring Club at the library! We'll provide crayons, markers, pencils, 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. Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Color!
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,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 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 in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots. *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.…
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Play videos games, hangout with friends, use laptops to watch videos or simply read a book 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)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Knit and Crochet Club
Come join us at the Francis Martin Knit and Crochet Club! Bring your own materials. Erin will be there to assist with any knitting or crochet questions or to help with projects.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Color-Me-Happy!
Relax and have fun coloring with other children in the Children's Room. Please note: this is an unstructured program.
Sedgwick Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
SHSAT Prep
Join our summer program, in partnership with StuyPrep, and learn the skills necessary to tackle the Specialized High School exam! Space is limited, please register by visiting the Grand Concourse Library or calling 718-583-6611. Preference is given to rising 8th and 9th graders taking the exam this year.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Kid Coding Hour
In these one-hour sessions, we will be introducing kids to Coding and Engineering through play and discovery. We will be introducing: Little Bits Makey Makey Osmo Scratch Lego WeDo 2.0
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3:15 p.m.
Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications in 118 countries and 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, August 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited! First come, first served.
West New Brighton Library, Main FloorChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
StuyPrep at the Library (SHSAT Class)
Are you getting ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Join our summer long study group! Learn basic test taking skills and practice SHSAT questions. Registration required and limited to 10 students. To register, stop by the library, or call 718-931-0636. Preference is given to students taking the test this year.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, first come, first served.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Tech
Teen Tech is a program for teenagers used to promote technical know-how and computer usage in our digital world.
High Bridge Library
Building Blocks Montessori School
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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