Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Classes & Workshops

Share

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

Adults Teens/Young Adults Children
Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
(mm/dd/yyyy)

2,696 classes found.

Previous Page 3 of 68 Next
Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Wakefield Open Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday from 11am-12pm. Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - August 2017
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 with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos and discussing them with other adults from around the…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Eclipse Soundscapes App Exploration
Join us and learn about a new app for iOS and Android that lets you explore elements of the upcoming solar eclipse through description, sound and vibration.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 19
@ 11 a.m.
Popular Music
Adult Group Guitar Lessons for Beginners
Saturday sessions begin July 29th @11am. Eight 90-minute sessions: 07/29, 08/05, 08/19, 08/26, 09/16, 09/30, 10/07, 10/21. Please bring your own guitar. No experience necessary!
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 12 noon
One-On-One Tech Help with Digital Grandparents
OLDER ADULTS CAN LEARN ABOUT COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET WHETHER YOU WISH TO BE INTRODUCED TO COMPUTERS AND THE INTERNET, ARE SEEKING TO EXPAND YOUR KNOWLEDGE OR GET HELP WITH A SPECIFIC TASK OR QUESTION WE CAN HELP! Individual tutoring and assistance FOR OLDER ADULTS (50+) Contact St. Agnes Library (212-621-0619) or Pamela Katz (518-260-4461) for more information
St. Agnes Library50+,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 12 noon
Saturday Study
Do your homework, read a book or just enjoy some quiet time in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, August 19
@ 12 noon
Summer Reading
English Family Conversations
Parents and Children---come together and practice your English!
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Sat, August 19
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Magical Mandalas: Worlds of Art
A Summer Reading Program Participants will visualize their worlds through contemporary arts practices while exploring surrealism and expressionism mirroring the artist’s own studio practice. Students will use collage to create mandalas as well as mixed media/colored pencil, marker and watercolor to create contour drawings for portraiture, self-portraiture and landscapes. Each original project will draw from participants’ own lived experiences. Visualization will be used to create worlds and cha…
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, August 19
@ 1 p.m.
U.S. Citizenship Workshop
Adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test are invited to join us for our monthly practice workshop. Each workshop will focus on the 100 citizenship test civics questions and the USCIS writing and reading vocabulary for the Naturalization Test. Students will also learn about New York Public Library resources and other online resources to continue their practice at home. We will provide all students with an N-400 Application for Naturalization and a FREE pocket study guide with…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
Immigrants
Sat, August 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 3 : Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
ESOL "Conversation Circle"
Improve your English language proficiency! Drop in at the 53rd St. Library's ESOL "CONVERSATION CIRCLE," an open dialogue where English language learners and fluent English speakers chat on a variety of topics including art, music, current events, leisure activities, and New York City life. Practice your speaking skills and socialize with other English language learners. No registration required. Stop on by and speak the speech!
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
8-session creative writing workshop being held at the Andrew Heiskell Library in partnership with the New York Writer's Coalition (NYWC). Attendees will discover the value of their own stories. This is a great opportunity for NLS library members to get to meet and support their fellow writers. Registration is required. Participants are requested to commit to attending all sessions if possible.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Colormania Club
Come relax and color away your stress with the latest "Adult" activity! If you're an adult looking for a fresh, new activity that will help bring stress relief to your busy life, try our new coloring club. Sitting down to color a picture can be effective as meditation in reducing stress. Try one of our adult coloring sessions to see for yourself. We'll provide the pictures and and colored pencils or bring your own if you prefer. No rules here - you may outside the lines. Red grass and green…
Fort Washington LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Diabetes? You Can Manage! Workshop Series
Are You Living with Diabetes? From Saturday, July 15th until Saturday, August 12th we will be hosting weekly sessions from Brightpoint Staten Island who will discussing how to manage an active and fulfilling life with diabetes. This is a six week workshop series will feature tips and tools one can use in daily life. Sponsored by Community Health Action of Staten Island.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Henna Tattoos for Teens and Tweens
Henna artist, Hannah Bruschi, will create beautiful (temporary and all-natural) henna tattoos on your hands and wrists. Registration is recommended (by phone at 212-964-6598 or in-person at the Chatham Square Library). Parents or caregivers must sign a permission form for all participants under the age of 18 (permission forms are available at the Chatham Square Library).
Chatham Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Children
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone must bring his or her own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Blind Photography and Videography with Judith Dixon
Registration is free, and it’s also required. Email ChanceyFleet@nypl.org or leave a message at (212)621-0627 to reserve your spot. Let us know whether you’d like to attend in person or participate remotely via Google Hangouts. for blind people, using a camera to gather information has definitely been a game-changer. Not only can it take pictures, the camera on a smartphone can be used to detect light, recognize currency, identify objects, and much, much more. This workshop will focus o…
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
Lego Challege
Come for a twisted Lego time in which you will be challenged to make a creation with the theme: Build A Better World using Lego Bricks on a time restraint. Be sure to arrive on time! The program starts at 2:30 PM and ends at 3 PM
South Beach LibraryChildren
Sat, August 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library - August 2017
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…
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 19
@ 3 p.m.
Improv Hour!
Does your child love dress up, thrill at a chance to perform, or have a passion for story-telling? Then 53rd Street's Improv Hour is the place to be! Join us for an hour of collaborative theatrics, costume changes, creativity, and curveballs. Improv Hour is intended for school-aged children (5-12 years old) accompanied by a caregiver/caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 19
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Join us for an enjoyable and relaxing experiene as you color adult coloring sheets and listen to soothing music.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 3 p.m.
Basic Coloring
Learn the magic of colors and how to use them to create.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, August 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Curiously, adult coloring books recently hit the New York Times Best-Seller List. No batteries, messages, or wires. Get in-touch with your inner minimalist, and color your way to calm. Trendy, relaxing, and definitively old-school. All supplies provided. Saturdays at 3:30pm-4:30pm
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, August 19
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Sun, August 20
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, August 20
@ 1 p.m.
Computer Zone
Waiting too long for the next available computer? Feel free to come to the computer zone and use the computer without the wait. Limited to 12 children. For ages 7 to 12 . Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Sun, August 20
@ 2 p.m.
Family Tech Tinker Time
Children ages 6-12 are invited to this series introducing technology, robots, simple coding, and more. Use littleBits, build a banana piano to play in Java, and bristle bots. Plenty of time to build independently and get your tinker on will be built in!
Inwood LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sun, August 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Funny Hanger Making
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. For ages 7 to 12 years old. Limited to 30 children. Pre-registration required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren
Mon, August 21
@ 9:15 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online. Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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 get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Adult Open Lab
Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
谷歌電郵 (Gmail Basics)
Class taught in Chinese Language only. 如何使用谷歌電郵
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and st…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
PC Basics
Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
I need a Doctor: Health Information Online
I need a Doctor: Health Information Online Learn to find consumer health information online, including doctors' credentials, hospital information, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diets, weight loss, nutrition and exercises, and how to evaluate these websites. *Prerequisites: Internet for Beginners*
Eastchester LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching Part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. 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…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive
Learn how to use the cloud storage available for FREE with your Gmail account and how to store your digital files. MUST have an active GMAIL account.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Previous Page 3 of 68 Next