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Sat, February 24
@ 1 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
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Tech: Inventor's Workshop
Interested in learning how to create your own video game using pixel, piper and bloxel?? Then join us for our inventor's workshop. For ages 13-18
125th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 1 p.m.
Accessible & Assistive Technology
Intro to 3d Printing for Accessibility
Come learn about the Lulzbot Taz 6 3d printer, Cura 3d printing software, and several options for 3d design. Find out how to choose and use different filament types, operate and maintain the equipment, download 3d model files and design your own. Register by emailing Chanceyfleet@Nypl.org or calling (212) 621-0627.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 1:30 p.m.
Get Crafty!
Calling all crafty young minds to join us and get crafty! We provide the materials, you provide the creativity. Ages 6-16
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 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, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
CyPurr Sessions: Digital Privacy Workshop
Worried that the WWW has you in its Web? Overwhelmed by surveillance, digital harassment, or security leaks of personal identification? You are not alone: This workshop is a space for people of all experience levels to share skills and learn from each other about online privacy protection. We’ll discuss easy steps to secure your data, like password managers and two-factor authentication, tools you can use to protect yourself from surveillance like Tor and PGP, and best practices for using them…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 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, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
9-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, February 24
@ 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, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
ProjectArt: Unleash Your Creativity
Students will develop their creative and problem solving skills through hands-on lessons led by experienced teaching artists. Classes introduce art history topics and vocabulary which will be applied to the exploration of drawing, painting, and mixed media work. At the end of the semester, all students will have their work displayed in a student exhibition at a professional art gallery in NYC. For children ages 8-12 Presented by Project Art Registration is limited so sign up now!
Stapleton Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Coloring
Visit the Teen Room to color a picture and listen to music.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Cast on to Ottendorfer’s knitting circle. Gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations!
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Riverdale Library - February 2018
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, February 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Art For A Lifetime
knitting & Crocheting Workshop
Learn basic knitting and crocheting in an informative and friendly eight session workshop. It starts January 6 and ends march 3rd Saturdays 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM register in person or by phone Limited to 8 participants Adults 55 and older Art For A Lifetime Series
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Playful Active Writing: Inclusive Poetry Workshop
Explore creative writing in a workshop series tailored to support the individual differences of children with Autism and other developmental disabilities. P.A.W. Poetry (Playful Active Writing) sessions will engage kids ages 8-12 in reading, wordplay, and fun writing activities as we explore connections between movement and literacy-learning. Over six 30-minute sessions, kids will discover how movement helps us understand rhythm, rhythm helps us understand poetry, and poetry helps us understand…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Isha Foundation: Meditation for Relaxation
Isha Foundation, founded by Sadhguru, is a volunteer-run, international nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating human potential. These practices or technologies for well-being are based on the science of Upa Yoga. This session offers a simple but powerful practice involving breath and guided meditation to bring stability, balance, and a deep sense of peace, joy and love from within. No prior meditation experience needed. Benefits: Can relieve chronic ailments, relieve stress, anx…
67th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Coding and Tech for Teens*
Want to try some coding and win a prize? 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. Ages 12-18.
Eastchester Library
Kells-Grennie American Legion Post 316
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, February 24
@ 3 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
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Knitting Social
A get together for knitters to work on a current project, learn new techniques, or begin a new craft. All skill levels are welcome. Open to Adults only, this special makerspace program is part of our Adult Craft Corner series where we provide the space and materials for you to conduct quick and easy DIY projects. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 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
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Crafts
Join us as we create seasonal crafts that will keep you warm, decorate your home and make you smile. Meet people from the community that share similar interests.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 24
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Walk-Around Computer Tutor
A staff person will walk around the computer lab to assist with any computer/tech questions. Mondays 5 PM - 6 PM Saturdays 3 PM - 4 PM No registration is required.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults
Sat, February 24
@ 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, February 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Creative Writing Workshop
If you like to write and like to meet people who like writing, bring your creativity and personality to our creative writing workshop! All writers of all styles are welcome to participate in writing and editing exercises. Brush up your writing skills!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sun, February 25
@ 1 p.m.
Ongoing
TechConnect
Open Lab
Need extra time on the computer? Have questions about how to access or use certain Web sites? Want to learn how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Sun, February 25
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bug 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,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 4 a.m.
Little Artists
Are you the next Matisse? van Gogh? Kahlo? Come create with us! Each week we will learn about a different artist and their work and then create an inspired work of process-based art together. All materials provided. Limited to the first 15 children and their caregivers. Ages 4-12.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 9 a.m.
Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training Learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance abuse challenges and crises. Please visit https://mhfa_pcl.timetap.com to sign up and learn more! These FREE trainings are from 9:00AM-5:00PM. This event is sponsored by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 9:15 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Email
Learn how to: manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments Prerequisite: Email for Beginners or an active web-based email account
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint | Image Editing
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Open Lab Mornings
Walk in every Monday morning from 10am to 1pm and get one-on-one help with your computer and technology questions. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome. Cada lunes, ofrecemos ayuda personal con computadoras y technologia, de 10am hasta las 1pm.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics)
This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only. iPad的基本概念以及操作方法
Chatham Square LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Art Cart
Our Art Cart will be wheeled out to the main floor the full day for you to take what you need and create independently!
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab Mornings
Walk in every Monday morning from 10am to 1pm and get one-on-one help with your computer and technology questions. Cada lunes, ofrecemos ayuda personal con computadoras y technologia, de 10am hasta las 1pm. Registration is not required; walk-ins are welcome.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Throg's Neck Library - February 2018
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…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, February 26
@ 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, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
It's Tax Time. Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Chatham Square Library. It will run from January 29th through April 17th. To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information; it is listed below. For more inf…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 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
Mon, February 26
@ 10 a.m.
Wakefield Open Computer 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. Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from 10am-2pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply free practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Babies & Brew: Playtime for Them, Coffee for You!
Join us for a fun, unstructured playtime for you and your youngest children. Enjoy coffee & snacks while the little ones socialize and play with our early literacy toys. This is a drop in program so no pre-registration required.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
Parents/Caregivers
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