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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Krafty Kids
For ages 7-12 years. Bring your creativity! You never know what we will create. Space is limited.
Westchester Square LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Financial Literacy Class
Come and join the West Farms family as we learn essential financial literacy tips and concepts, which will be simplified and easy to understand. Learn how to make money work better for you, develop an understanding of investments and build wealth!
West Farms Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing you homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. All ages.
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Programs on Demand
Learn Beginner-Level French with Mango Languages!
Learn beginner-level French with Mango Languages! We will be using this interactive database that provides step by step lesson plans, learning the basics through 10 chapters of fun. We will also practice our pronunciation and conversation skills. Classes take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30 PM, January 24 through February 28. Sign up in person or by phone at 212-243-6876. Please bring your own headphones.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 5 p.m.
SISTER TO SISTER KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP
Bring your materials and your interest and talk and learn with others as we knit and crochet. EVERY TUESDAY FROM 5:00PM-7:30PM
Countee Cullen LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Space limited to 12 children. Participants will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Walk In Tech Help
Every Tuesday Walk In Tech Help: Join us weekly to have your tech questions answered. Bring your Device and Library Card and Pin Number. Sessions are first come first serve. Get help with · Downloading eBooks · Tablet/Smart Phone Troubleshooting · Navigating the new NYPL website · Setting up an Email account and other fundamentals
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Meditation: Blast Open Your Heart
Get ready to experience expansion and unconditional love. This meditation is an amazing healing tool for loneliness, breakups, depression. This program will be led by Elena Zelenina. Elena Zelenina is a meditation teacher, personal coach, art therapist, and artist. She has been a teacher for over 30 years. She was trained and certified to teach meditation in India She has conducted classes and workshops in the US, Russia and India. She is the author of "Arts To The Rescue." She has been t…
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
Voiceover and IOS for Beginners Short Course: Mobile Devices and Tablets
Please sign up for the entire series, which will orient you to your IOS device, from unboxing to getting online, communicating, and organizing your schedule and notes. When registering, please let us know if you’ll be bringing your own device or borrowing one of ours. This course is meant for those wanting to learn about the accessibility features. Please register by calling 212-621-0627 or emailing chanceyfleet@nypl.org
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Find Your Next Great Read!
Discover resources to help you find books you'll love, including the NoveList and Books & Authors databases and NYPL's Staff Picks browse tool and booklists!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.m.
Starting a Small Business
This workshop will benefit individuals getting started in business. It focuses on the fundamentals of federal taxes for small business owners and the basics of small business tax forms. IRS small business products will be distributed to all participants. No Registration Required
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Businesspeople
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Bike New York: Winter Riding 101
A free 1.5 hour evening classcovering tips and tricks to keep you riding even when the temperatures drops, the days get shorter, and the weather gets wilder. When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 6:00Pm -7:30P Register online at ww.bike.nyc or call (212) 870-2080
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Winter 2017 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Winter 2017 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - January 2017
NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! These classes are for adults preparing to take the United States Citizenship Test in the next 6-9 months. This program is for BEGINNER level speakers of English. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. A new topic each week! Just come to the classes you need! TOPICS in JANUARY: January 10, 12: The 3 Branches of Government - Executive January 17, 19: The 3 Branches of Government - Legislative January 24, 26: The 3 Branch…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Dream & Create: Open Sewing Workshop
Have you always wanted to sew, but don’t know where to start? Are you a sewer that wants to get back into the swing of things? Whether you are a beginner or a hobbyist, this sewing workshop is for you! In this hands-on workshop students will learn sewing techniques to create their own unique projects. Bring a project that you’d like to tackle with confidence in the New Year and get set to sew! No registration required, just drop-in! Tuesdays, January 17 through May 23 6…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, including what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm. 2017 January 10 February 7 March 7 January 17 February 14 March 14 January 24 February 21 January 31…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Today
@ 8 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 11:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Disabled Adults Tech Time Tuesdays
Daybreak Independent Services Inc. is committed to developing and providing an integrated comprehensive system of services for adults with a wide range of Developmental Disabilities. Laptop tech time for Daybreak participants. Tuesdays at 11:30 and Thursdays at 12:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomPersons with Disabilities
Wed, January 25
@ 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
Wed, January 25
@ 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
Wed, January 25
@ 10 a.m.
Resume Workshop
Designed to assist in creating a new or updated resume. Topics include cover letters and resources for job opportunities. A flash drive is required. Every Wednesday from 10 A.M. -12 P.M.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wed, January 25
@ 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. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
One on One Computer Sessions
Do you want to learn about computer? Do you want to be techie? Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you can inquire our staff about. Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm. Please register at the front desk for available time slots. The computer sessions are only 30…
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab/ Laboratorio Abierto
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! ¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, January 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 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. Get help and advice on creating a resume or flyer as well.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - January 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, January 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab Wednesdays
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Need to learn "cut and paste"? Curious about Social Media? Want to borrow and "download" E-books? Confused by your smart phone settings and Internet use? Don't know how to find government services online? Never tried online banking, bill pay, or other "paperless" services? Haven't touched a computer yet? Bring your technology questions, and/or digital devices and need to learn to Open Lab! Registration not required. Walk-in help first come, f…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 10:30 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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, January 25
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 12 children, so please register in advance at the library.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, January 25
@ 11 a.m.
Digital Devices
iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Tottenville LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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