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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Canvas Painting
Join us for our monthly children's canvas painting! For children ages 5-12. First come, first 15 children served. Tickets for painting will be given out 15 minutes prior to start time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Family Game Day
Learn to play new games with your friends.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Kids Create: Stop Motion Animation
Weekly movies will return in January. In the meantime, join us every Tuesday as we make our own stop motion movie! Recommended for ages 4 and up.
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Club
Build creativity and STEM skills with Lego free play! Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for Lego play time. Take on a thematic building challenge or use your imagination to engineer your own unique creation! Please note: This is a popular, space-limited program. Participation is granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Writing Workshop
Let us make our own Narrative!!!!! Lets try and work on our essay writing!!! When to use a semi colon? A colon? Should I add that comma? What is a metaphor? All these questions and more can be answered in our Writing Workshop.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
American Girl Event
American Girl Event Come join us and meet our Allerton Library American Girl Tenney! Each participant will receive two American Girl books.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Homework Help!
Does your math homework have you pulling out your hair? Science projects making you cringe? Reading and writing making you lose sleep? Don't fret....just come to our Homework Help program! Our teen volunteers are here to help you with whatever school work you have.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
LEGO: Builder Challenge
Kids are invited to design, create and build unique creations during this Lego Builder Challenge. All Lego blocks are provided, just bring your imagination!
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
Urban Comics Drawing Workshop
Kawaii not cutting it for you? Learn how to draw street style with Ivan Velez. Bring your characters to life in your very own gritty comic. For ages 12 - 18 years old. Presented by Ivan Velez
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Tech Time @ Hamilton Grange
Need extra computer time? Want to pimp your social media profiles? Research colleges? Edit video? Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. For ages 12 to 18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Math & Reading homework help
Free math & reading homework help will be available on Mondays & Tuesdays for children in grades K-6, on a first come first serve basis, Please sign-up that day at the front desk to reserve a spot. (Maximum of 4 children per session).
Castle Hill LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come get crafty in the Teen Room! From origami to cross-stitch to duct-tape wallets! For ages 13-18. All supplies provided.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, December 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Canceled
Share Breast Cancer Support Group
Breast Cancer Support for Women of African Decent Ongoing groups for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, those still undergoing treatment, and those who have completed treatment. Women may join at any time. Tuesdays December 5, 2017 6:00-7:30 December 19,2017 4:30-7:30 Registration is required for new participants. Call 212-382-2111 to register.
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation: Blast Open Your Heart
This meditation is an amazing healing tool for loneliness, breakups, depression. Stand-alone classes led by rotating instructors.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
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
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Creative Writing Club
Come and join the West Farms branch Creative Writing Club as we learn to write, share, and develop our creative writing. The Creative Writing Club will focus on honing our creativity skills and working within a group setting in order to polish our work.
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO CLUB
Create and build anything you like with LEGO® bricks! Open play in the Children's dept. Suggested for ages 5+ Workshop series is FREE
Harlem LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Craft Corner: Stitchin' Tuesday
Join us to learn a little bit about cross stitching and how to make beginner designs. It's as simple as making an "X!" The library will provide the kits for this crafty workshop which will meet twice a month on Tuesdays. 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
Tue, December 19
@ 5 p.m.
Fun at 5:00!
Unwind after finishing your homework with some fun group activities. We'll mix it up each week with a rotation of different activities-- Legos, origami, Uno, jewelry-making, etc.
Melrose LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 19
@ 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
Tue, December 19
@ 5:30 p.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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS PowerPoint 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.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Tue, December 19
@ 6 p.m.
Meditation at the Library
Sahaja Meditation is a holistic approach to living in balance. The simple technique gives the experience of inner silence, calm, and contentment. Sahaja Meditation is an inner yoga (connection), meaning no mental or physical effort is required. Whatever the issue facing us—frustration, anger, anxiety, bad habits, loneliness—Sahaja Meditation awakens a vibrant energy within each of us that empowers us to achieve our genuine self-expression and fulfillment . Classes are taught by experienced…
Harlem LibraryAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 6 p.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
Tue, December 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Join us on at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 PM.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, December 20
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Protecting Your Privacy & Security Online
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 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)
Wed, December 20
@ 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
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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. 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 at the Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx Library Center, or Columbus Library. Class Requirements: Al…
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition
Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank Records, and African American and Native American Records. In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, milita…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - December 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
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Device Advice
Get one on one help to learn all about your phone/tablet/computer. Learn how to send text messages and download apps. Learn how to send an email, or use the mouse.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Programs on Demand
(CEIS) 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 Wheelc…
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone / Tablet Buying Guide
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you. With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you. This class will cover some of the basic features and specs of the devices.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 11 a.m.
Sip, Paint & Draw Workshops
Join us for an exciting, creative, fun time. We will provide the refreshments and you can bring your inner artist. Leave all of your stress behind , you are entering a judgment -free, friendly and fun environment. This series of 4 workshops will be facilitated by teaching artist Phyllis Schinz-Devco, who will guide and support you through the entire creative process. Wednesday, November 29th, December 6th , 13th, and 20th @ 11:00am Space is limited to 9 participants. Registration is required…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 11 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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 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
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