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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, February 26
@ 5 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
Mon, February 26
@ 5 p.m.
Homework Help
Need extra help with your Math or Science homework? Sit in with our volunteer tutor and work out those head scratching questions. For children in grades K-7. Please register for a 30 minute session.
Bloomingdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 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
Mon, February 26
@ 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
Mon, February 26
@ 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 K-6.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 26
@ 5 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
Mon, February 26
@ 5:15 p.m.
Yorkville Writing Circle
Need a quiet space to write? Want to meet other writers in the neighborhood? Come join our writing circle at Yorkville! Participants will free write in our quiet Community Room and have the opportunity to discuss their work with other participants. No sign-ups required. For adults (ages 18 and up). For more information, please email YorkvilleWritingCircle@gmail.com
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Science of Spirituality: Meditation for Peace and Well-Being
Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style. Scientific studies have proven that the practice of meditation reduces stress and anxiety, as well as decreases the risk of disease. Many Dr’s recommend meditation to their patients, and those who practice meditation attest to its healing power in their lives. Please join Jim Rose, retired VP, Johnson & Johnson and long time meditator for this engaging and informative worksho…
Webster LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 7: Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek
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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
Body Blast! Dance-N-Sculpt!
Move your body to the beat! Have fun while you exercise! No requirements * Everyone Welcome* Bring a towel or an exercise mat. Come in comfortable clothing. Most of all bring a Smile! Registration required. Age 19-99
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 5:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, February 26
@ 6 p.m.
All About Computers
Twitter and Facebook
Curious about social media? In this course you'll learn how to navigate the two biggest social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook. You will learn how to register an account on both platforms, how to make posts and how to connect with friends, family and companies.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Mon, February 26
@ 6 p.m.
Sahaja Meditation
Feel the energy within. Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. It helps reduce stress and increase wellness. If you’re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 9:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab - Computer Basics
Need basic computer skills? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Tompkins Square Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Programming Fundamentals with Python -*PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, the second from 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm, with a 30 minute lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
Come early! Doors open at 10 AM AARP Tax - AIDE closes at 2 PM Be prepared to stay until your taxes are completed. Bring the following: • Government Issued Photo ID • Original Social Security Cards for you and all dependents • All Income related items • All Deduction related items • Form 1095-A For more information see AARP flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp Every Tues. & Thurs. Feb. 1st through Apr. 17th 10 AM – 2 PM
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
One-on-One Computer Help
February 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 22 and 27. Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00am – 1:00pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Resume Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our available sessions See a staff member at the front desk for more info.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
Crochet and Knitting Group
Do you like to crochet? Do you like to knit? Join our volunteer led group! Whatever your passion come socialize with others who share your interest and perhaps even pick up some extra tips and tricks as you work your own creations. Please bring your own supplies. Pattern books will be provided to peruse and get inspiration and are available to check out with your library card! Meets Tuesdays bimonthly from 10am to 12pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 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
Tue, February 27
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Everything You Need to Know About Your Smartphone/Tablet
Bring your smartphone/iPhone or tablet/iPad and learn everything from settings, taking and editing pictures, apps and more.
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Open Lab - Tiempo de Máquina Supervisado
¿Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sabe cómo cortar y pegar? Curiosidad acerca de Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtenga asistencia de uno-a-uno!
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Adult Computer Lounge
Adult Computer Lounge Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. All dates and times may be subject to change.
Melrose LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Health Information
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Volunteers trained by the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC’s Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Note: Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 10:30 a.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, February 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Classes: St. Agnes Library - February 2018
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning 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 world.…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, February 27
@ 10:45 a.m.
Early Literacy
Story time for Preschoolers
Story time for preschoolers, ages 3-5 years old.
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, February 27
@ 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
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Join us for an morning of exploring and coloring! Coloring promotes wellness, quietness, and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity. This is an informal series of coloring sessions where you can relax, unwind, and just color on intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. All materials will be provided to participants or you can bring your own materials.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. Crochet lessons available.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
k & K Crochet Corner
Beginner's Crochet Class We will get you started on a crochet adventure. You’ll learn the basics and beyond. By the end of these classes you'll be HOOKED!​
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Basics Workshop
Want to learn how the basics of using a computer? Make an appointment for a 1-on-1 session with Erin anytime, or walk in Tuesdays at 11! We'll cover: Intro to keyboard and mouse Intro to email Intro to searching the internet Intro to Microsoft Office
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to register for, and attend all six (6) sessions of the course : February 20, 27, and March 6, 13, 20, 27. Classes open to eight (8) participants only. To register, please call or visit the branch.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Computer Open Lab
Adults may join us for an early day of computer open lab, where they can work on resume writing, Internet searching, typing, etc; or just have free computer time.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Canceled
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(NYPL Career Services) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(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…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
NY Women’s Chambers of Commerce: The Latino Association of Beauty Professionals, Inc. (LABPI) Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Coloring
Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, Crayons, coloring pencils, and reading materials will be provided to participants by the Library.
96th Street LibraryPersons with Disabilities
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Help @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Tuesday starting at 11AM Pre-registration by phone or in person is required.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Chatham Square - 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…
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Too Cool for Driving School
Thinking about Driving? In New York State you must be 16 or older in order to get a drivers permit. We are now offering classes with full instruction lesson plans to get you started on getting your learners permit and practicing with our brand new driving simulator. Driver Manuals will be provided for check-out. Get the latest events for teens by visiting: nypl.org/allerton Registration and appointments are required Class size maximum 7.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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