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Tue, May 23
@ 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
Tue, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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
Tue, May 23
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
8 Week Computer Course
8 Week Computer Training Sessions Every Tuesday from 4:30 to 6:30 ------- April 4 - May 23, 2017 Laptop Basics - April 4, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Trackpad Practice Part 1 - April 11, 4:30 pm Trackpad Practice Part 2 - April 18, 4:30 pm Internet Basics - April 25, 4:30 pm Internet Searching - May 2, 4:30 pm Email Basics - May 9, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Email Beyond the Basics - May 16, 4:…
Clason's Point LibraryAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 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 1-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 23
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library helps libraries improve the lives of their patrons everyday with online access to the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-oriented resources available. It features skill-building tools for reading, writing math and science. There is test preparation for high school equivalency and college admission exams. The workplace resources include tools for job searching, exploring new careers, and preparing for civil service, military occupational licensing exams -…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabBook Lovers,
Families,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
Teachers
Tue, May 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie Effects: Green Screening and More
Learn how to set up a green screen video shoot and create composite scenes with iMovie. This class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 5:45 p.m.
Kids Tech Time
An introduction to the computer and the Internet for children.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 23
@ 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, May 23
@ 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
Tue, May 23
@ 6 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for BEGINNER ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - May 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 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 May: May 2, May 4: The 3 Branches of the Government - Executive May 9, May 11: The 3 Branches of the Government - Legis…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, May 23
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Spring 2017 - Intermediate Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 6 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL Spring 2017 - Beginner Class @ Morris Park Library
Registered students only
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tue, May 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Introduction to Yoga Fundamentals
Introduction to Yoga Fundamentals with Maggie Frey Classes meet Tuesdays at 6:30pm, May 9 and 23, June 6 and 20, Thursday June 29, and Tuesdays July 11 and 25. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. Signup begins Tuesday, April 25, online, in person, or by phone. Participants should plan to attend all sessions. Please bring a yoga mat and towel to class; they will not be provided. This 7 session course is designed for students brand-new to yoga and those looking for…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Tue, May 23
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
Learn how to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 stude…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Mindfulness for Job Seekers
Learn mindfulness techniques that bring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations and relationships. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full, non-judgmental awareness to the present moment. The struggle of searching for a job can be overwhelming at times. See if the practice of mindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help you during these challenging times. Instructor Laura Jackson has been practicing Zen meditation for 12 years and is a UC…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners with Wordpress
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 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, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - May 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, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
(CEIS) Edenwald Library Mini-College Career Fair 2017
Please Join us, and meet with Recruitment Specialists and Employers from varying industries including Retail , Manufacturing, Security and Law Enforcement, Construction. (OEM) Office of Emergency Management, Warehouse, Animal Control of NYC, just to name a few! Meet with College Admission Specialists from Monroe, SoBro, Trident, Hostos, Bronx Community Colleges and many more about available Classes, Internships, Financial Aid and Scholarship Information. Community Resources and Information w…
Edenwald LibraryJob Seekers
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
SPANISH CONVERSATION CLUB
Spanish Conversation Club Wednesday, May 10, 17 & 24 from 11 am – 12:30 pm Clud de Conversación Español miercolés, mayo 10, 17 y 24 de 11 am -12:30 pm
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech Connect - Microsoft 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 various formatting options. Some mouse and keyboard skills required.
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop - make an appointment for any time!
•Having issues with your resume? •Unsure of how to format? •Need a second pair of eyes to proof read it? Bring your resume on a usb drive or in your email and we’ll fix it up together! ***Make appointments with Erin for a 1-on-1 resume workshop anytime!***
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
Open Computer Lab
Need some practice on the computer? Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every 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 on the computer
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
U.S. Citizenship Test Prep
Wednesdays 11am-12pm Wakefield Library - Adult Learning Center Come to the U.S. Citizenship Test Workshop and let us give you a step by step guide on how to pass the U.S. Citizenship Test. We will be using USCIS resources: http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship/learners/study-test
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
Resume Workshop
For all those on the job search, stop in and have your resume spruced up! Work together with a resourceful librarian to create a resume that will make you personally proud and professionally successful. Just bring in a digital copy of your current resume and let’s get to work!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Art & Mozart
A short storytime paired with some coloring pages and a classical composer.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Braille Study Group (Wednesdays)
Saturdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Join staff, peers and volunteers who can help you with your braille study plan and assignments and recommend strategies for taking your braille proficiency to the next level. Braille games and activities will help you put your skills into practice. This study group welcomes blind and sighted learners alike. If you’re not sure how to begin learning braille, we can help. To register: 212-621-0627 or chanceyfleet@nypl.org.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab I Resume Assistance
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!
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Family Literacy Workshop
Parents and caregivers learn about Early Literacy tips and children can play with toys! Enjoy a complimentary bagel brunch! Caption
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
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