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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
TICK PREVENTION PROGRAM
Join us for a free interactive presentation by the New York City Department of Health where children can learn to protect themselves from tick bites and tick-borne diseases such as Lyme Disease. This program is for children and famililies of all ages. Each participant gets to take home a free interactive workbook!
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
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.
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
@ 3:30 p.m.
Musical Mondays
Drums Guitar Bass Keyboard Vocals If this sounds a lot like the game "Rock Band" to you, then you'd be correct. But before it was a video game, it's how people made music. Come jam with the Stapleton Teens every Monday in July. All skill levels welcome, from absolute beginners to virtuoso masters. Instruments provided, or bring your own. Ages 12 and up.
Stapleton 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: Mondays, July 11 & 25, 3:30PM—Nursery rhyme relays (ages 6-12) Mondays, August 1 & 8, 3:30PM—Ninja party (ages 6-12) Workshop series is FREE.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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.
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.
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.
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 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
@ 4:30 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
@ 4:45 p.m.
Quilting with a Purpose
Come help make quilts to be given to needy children. Sewing experience required!
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
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.
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
@ 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
@ 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.
Intro to Computers
Come to the library, ask questions about how to use computers and sharpen your skills through computer use. "How do I turn the computer on?" "How do I set up my own e-mail account and e-mail family and freinds?" Every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.
City Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS 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 various formatting options.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill 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. 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
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. *Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Computer Basics
Need help setting up e-mail or using the Internet? Could you use a basic introduction to Microsoft Word or Excel? Then these guided tutorials are for you! Listen along as an expert instructor guides you through a topic of your choice. The class is held on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am - 12pm Space is limited to 6. Please sign-up in person or by phone to reserve a spot. *Participants will need an active NYPL library card to access the tutorials & headphones to listen in.…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. *All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Clase de Technología
Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications. In this class you will also learn how to use the mouse and keyboard on a laptop. Have any unanswered questions related to computers that you would like help with?!?! Come get them answered.
Allerton LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy Babies - PreschoolClason's Point LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
Tuesday, Thursday 11: 00 am to 1: 00 pm and Saturday: 12:30 pm - 4:15 pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Resume See a staff member at the front desk for mo…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
Adult One-on-One Computer Help Workshop
Work one-on-one with a volunteer tutor. Improve Internet skills, create, and use e-mail, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point). Tuesday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pre-registration required in person or by phone at 212.744.5824.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults may use the computer time to practice typing, work on resumes, do internet searching etc;
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. We can teach you to crochet.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - August 2016
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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.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…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 2
@ 11 a.m.
Free Computer Classes
Monday, August 1 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 2 — MS Excel for Beginners Wednesday, August 3 — Open Lab Friday, August 5 — Advanced MS Excel Monday, August 8 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 9 — Open Lab Wednesday, August 10 — Open Lab Thursday, August 11 — Open Lab Friday, August 12 — Open Lab Monday, August 15 — Open Lab Tuesday, August 16 — MS Word for Beginners Wednesday, Monday August 17 — Open Lab Thursday, August 18 — Open Lab Friday, August 19 — Advanced MS Word Monday, August 2…
Wakefield LibraryAdults
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