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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Tween Tech Time
Need some extra computer time to get your homework done? Want to practice your typing or learn some code for an hour? Come hang out at our Tech Time! We even have fun STEAM gadgets like a Sphero and Ozobots that you can learn to use. For ages 8 to 14.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Colorings not just for kids! Adults come down to New Amsterdam Library and relive your childhood by coloring and retreiving some much needed relaxation!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Tech Time
Need more time to finish a job application? Need to work on a resume? Ask for more information at the service desk.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Community Conversations
Community Coffee Talk - Improving Safety in Our Community
The West Farms Branch of The New York Public Library is proud to present a three month series of public discussions geared towards engaging our neighbors, discussing issues that matter to us and having a few cups of coffee together. Each month we will be discussing a new topic that directly affects our community. October 18th @ 5pm: Improving Safety in Our Community - Identifying some of the issues in our community, talking about these issues, and creating a framework for dealing with these is…
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Coloring CircleSeward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during Open Lab.
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Do you need some extra help with your homework? Come on Wednesdays between 5 pm and 6 pm ,and Mr. Rosa will be here to help you.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Join us every Monday and Wednesday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades K-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
"Knit for a Cause" Knitting Circle
If you love to knit or if you would love to learn how to knit - and if you would like the work that you do to make a difference in the lives of people in need - please join us for this very special, once-a-month program. Knit for a Cause will be led by Soleil Sabalja, a certified, multilingual educator and an experienced knitter. Objects knitted in the workshop will be donated to charitable organizations locally and globally.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
English Conversation Group
Looking to practice your English in a casual setting? Join us for an hour of group conversation, games, seltzer, and snacks on the second floor of the Ottendorfer Library on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM. All are welcome!
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Fall 2017 at St. Agnes Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Documentation is not required. No child care provided Groups meet Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 PM September 27; October 4, 11, 18, 25; November 1, 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13. This Program is made possible by New York Cares and Volunteers of The New York Public Libr…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
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 stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Today
@ 5:45 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. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
"Ubuhlalu" South African Beading Workshop
As part of our all-day East Village Arts Festival, please join us for a "Ubuhlalu" South African Beading Workshop with teaching artist Zola Dube, at 6pm in the second floor community room. Each participant will create a basic wire and seed bead bracelet, as well as view a mini photographic exhibition that supports cultural and philosophical location of beadwork, linked to Zulu Creation story where the colorful Chameleon is a central character, significantly responsible for the colorful nature…
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
Open Computer 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! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
December: 5, 12, 14, 19, and 21 Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for more info.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
Meditative Coloring at Wakefield!
Meditative Coloring has been shown to be relaxing, and to reduce stress for Adults and Seniors. Coloring is NOT just for kids anymore. Come join us daily from 11am for a relaxing, stress reducing fun time. All materials are provided FREE of charge. Families Welcome! Meditative Coloring is Known for the Following: HEALTH BENEFITS I: Coloring will help YOU to forget YOUR stresses and troubles in YOUR life. HEALTH BENEFITS II: Coloring will help YOU to lower YOUR blood pressure…
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 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
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10 a.m.
YALP Winter 2018 Pre HSE Registration
Literacy Connection: Young Adult Literacy Program, YALP, is a free program for 16-24 year olds looking to get back on their educational path. We offer classes Monday – Friday along with Real Work Experience and Social Support services. Please attend one of our upcoming testing dates to start your journey to success!!!! Testing starts at 10am for all dates!!!! You must bring a photo id, Passport or Birth Certificate in order to sit for testing. For more information call 718-933-6098 Monday- F…
West Farms Library, Young Adult Literacy ProgramYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010 FOR BEGINNERS
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Create a Website with WordPress
Create and publish your own free website using WordPress.com. Learn the basics of adding pages, text and images, and customizing your design!
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Holiday Greeting Card Workshop
This holiday season add a personal touch by making your own holiday cards! This is a FREE workshop, and all supplies will be provided! holicards12.14.17.pdf
Aguilar LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
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
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Clone of Computer Class for Seniors
This class guides seniors in the use of basic keyboarding, e-mail, social media, etc, and answers any questions they may have about basic computing.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for HIGH BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - December 2017
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These citizenship classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6 months to 2 years. This program is for HIGH BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. We practice speaking, listening, reading and writing. A new topic each week! (The same topic on Tuesdays and Thursdays.) Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in December: Dec. 5…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults are welcome to learn the basics of computing, including typing, Internet surfing and resume writing or just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) George Bruce Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelchair…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Class
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! Our program is a la carte.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
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 stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Sewing Circle
Work on your hand sewing and needlework skills! Free, no materials required! Aprende a coser a mano! Gratis, no hay materiales requeridos! Every Thursday - todo los miercoles - @11 am.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Aprender a Usar el Ratón y el Teclado
Aprenda el uso de el teclado y el ratón.
Inwood LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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