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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, August 18
@ 11 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.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 11 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
Fri, August 18
@ 11 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.
Woodstock LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 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
Fri, August 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise for Seniors
Join us for a a free Stay Well exercise Session for seniors. Stay Well volunteers are certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants must sign a wavier before you join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.
St. Agnes Library, Community Program RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Walk-in Computer Help
Do you need quick help with a computer problem? Confused as to how to download e-books on your new smartphone or tablet? Stop into the Riverdale Branch Monday through Friday at 12 PM and someone will be available to help you. First come, first served. *Smartphone and tablet users should know device password in order to download apps. **Kindle users should know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with your account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Assistance
Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc. Make a list of your questions and get them answered. E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed. By appointment only. Appointments are not limited to Fridays. Please call 718-549-1212 .
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 12 noon
Canceled
FREE Beginner Jewelry Making Workshop
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Silver Coloring
Coloring is no longer just for kids! Come join the latest way for adults to relax! Did you know that coloring has been shown to have therapeutic benefits? Or that it has been shown to have effects similar to meditation, by creating a deeper sense of awareness, focus, and attention? Well, if you didn't know now you know! Come unwind by coloring cool intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Coloring can help you combat stress, stimulate brain areas related to motor s…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 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)
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Computers for Beginners
Overwhelmed by technology? Don't know which button to click or press or how on earth to access anything online? This class is for you! Get an easy, friendly introduction to computing and how to guard your privacy online. Learn what all the fuss is about and join the technology revolution.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Chinese Craft Program 手工藝術節目
Please join us! 201 Chinese Craft Programs. 請加入我們 201班---中國手工藝 。
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 4: Pivot Tables
Class 4: Pivot Tables This class will cover Pivot Tables, a powerful tool used to analyze relationships between data. We will cover setting up data for use in Pivot Tables, how to format results, filtering techniques, and interactive elements. Skills required: Know how to navigate menu options in Excel Understand formatting and conditional formatting Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses,…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Tech Help Fridays
Get started with borrowing ebooks on your tablet, smartphone, or e-reader. Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home. Drop by the table near the front door with your device to get one-on-one help!
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 1 p.m.
Arts & Crafts
For ages 6-12 years. Space is limited.
Westchester Square LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
Muhlenberg Poetry Club
Yes, you can be a poet! You are invited to join the Muhlenberg Poets, a collegial group who read and work together. Please bring 12 copies of your poem. Meets the Third Friday of the Month, 2 PM–4 PM in the Third Floor Conference Room
Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room
Roosevelt Island Day Nursery
Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
BUILD A BETTER WORLD WITH LEGOS!
Build your own house, playground, backyard or city with LEGOS over the summer!
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
One-On-One Computer Sessions
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about: Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Basic Internet Facebook Our one-on-one 30-minute computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm. **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.**
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Google Apps Working for You Series: Planning an Event
In this four-session course, students will learn to use Google Apps by addressing real-world problems and scenarios. In this series, students will plan an event using an assortment of Google Apps, including Sheets, Gmail, Calendar and Docs. Friday, August 4 Select and Research an Event/Plan with a Spreadsheet 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 11 Communicate with Gmail and Calendar 1 PM - 3 PM Friday, August 18 Create a Logo and Flyer for Advertising 1 PM -…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
Specialized High School Test Prep at the Library
Are you getting ready for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT)? Join our summer long study group! Learn basic test taking skills and practice SHSAT questions. For more information click here, stop by the library, or call 718-796-1212
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 2 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
Fri, August 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Manga Drawing Workshop
A Summer Reading Program Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 13-18 years old.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Hip Hop Scratch Coding
Leanr Scratch Coding while creating awesome animations using photography and green screen tech.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 2:30 p.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
Fri, August 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Adult Knitting Club
ADULT KNITTING CLUB Seward Park Branch Library Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 @2:30PM - 4PM. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn!
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
*Little Bits Playshop
Calling all inventors, makers, and future engineers! Come build something amazing during an all-new program series introducing the Little Bits electronic building blocks. Little Bits empowers kids to build, prototype, and invent with easy-to-use magnetic blocks that snap together to make simple circuits. Dive into electronic building fun and grow STEM skills, too! This program is recommended for kids ages 8-12
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Color, Paint, & Draw
Kids of all ages will stretch their creativity as we explore different materials every week to create a process-based art project. Process art focuses on the process of creativity, interacting with, and manipulating the materials, with less emphasis on the finished product. This workshop is all about having FUN and exploring art. Some weeks may be messy, disposable smocks are availiable, but please dress for a mess! *Young children should be accompanied by a caregiver. *Space and supplies…
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Coloring
Teens! Come join us for and hour of coloring. All materials will be provided.
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
On Fridays, at 3 P.M. we plan a series of special activities to celebrate the beginning of the weekend so check out this month's events and come hang out with us! August 18- Origami!!
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Lego ClubMosholu LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Pokémon Go Cafe!
Come to the library to discuss Pokémon Go strategies and battle your friends! We'll even explore the comics for clues! Snacks included.
Riverdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 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
Fri, August 18
@ 3 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)
Fri, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Resume/Job Assistance
Need help making your first resume? Need help searching for part-time employment? Make a reservation with us to get one-on-one assistance.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 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 LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 3:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Online with MorningStar & ValueLine
Learn to retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions. We will also demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Turn a concept into a short list of potential investments.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, August 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Bilingual Story Time with Señora Noemi
Introducing Bilingual Storytime with Señora Noemi! Join us as we laugh, sing and read, and play in both Spanish and English. All children and families are welcomed no matter what language is spoken at home.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Fri, August 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Open Lab: Free Computer Help
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!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Canceled
Adult and Teen Craft
Visit us at The Castle Hill Branch to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon. Learn : Jewerly making Candle Making Picture transfer Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine ... and more. Come and Join Us Fridays at 3:30 PM
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
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