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Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
TechConnect
Resource Training: Lynda.com
Learn how to freely access Lynda.com with your library card. Lynda.com offers video course to improve specific workplace skills. You can improve your graphic design skills, learn how to market on social media, and so much more by choosing a skill path and earning certificates. This half hour class will help you sign up and get started learning right away. Space is limited so please register in advance by emailing LauraStein@nypl.org
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 12:30 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
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Calligraphy 書法
Join us and learn it together! Please bring your own calligraphy pen. 加入我們,一起來學習!請自備書法筆。 Every Monday 1pm - 3pm @ 3rd Floor 星期一, 下午1 點 - 3 點,三樓
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, and app navigation.
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
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.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 1 p.m.
Unlocking Your Career Potential presented by Career Matters
Are you between the ages of 16 and 24? Unemployed? Not in school? Well now is the time to take that first step towards a career and EARN while you LEARN. Career Matters offers: Career workshops ​PAID Internships Job Placement Assistance Mentoring Assistance Career Navigation College Advisement and Much More! Come out to the St. George Library on February 27th from 1pm to 3pm to find out more information.
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults,
Job Seekers
Mon, February 27
@ 1:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Find Companies and Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as well as location, size, and sales. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, February 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Poets & Writers Group
Join the group for an afternoon of poetry and prose, in a series of three sessions; each of which will have a different theme. The first session : Monday, February 13 - the theme will be"Books/Reading". A memory from childhood? Reading on the subway? Pouring over a computer manual? Tell us about it in 750 words or less. Readings of poetry and prose will form the theme for the next meeting on -- Monday, February 27 - the theme will be"Sound/Listening". A baby's cry? A tolling bell? Subway…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
AG ALC Workshop-American Red Cross Community Preparedness
Be Prepared before Disaster Strikes. Learn how to: ➧ Prepare, respond and recover from local emergencies and large-scale disasters in our community. ➧ Describe the types of disasters you and your family may face, from home fires to hurricanes. ➧ Better prepare, respond and recover when an emergency strikes. ➧ Sustain yourself, your family, your neighbors and your community in the event of a man-made or natural disaster.
Aguilar Library, Adult Learning CenterAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Create Your Own Website With Google Sites
Learn how to make your own website for free using Google Sites. Add links, images, videos, and more to create your own piece of the web.
Woodlawn Heights LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 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 assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Resume & Job Search Workshop
Need help writing or formatting a resume? Looking for guidance or advice on the job hunt? Have questions about preparing for an interview? The Ottendorfer Library offers one-on-one counseling for adult and teen patrons seeking assistance with resume writing, finding a job, or the job application process. Appointments are available by advance request Monday-Thursday, 11am-7pm or Friday, 10am-5pm. To sign up, call 212-674-0947, email sashajones@nypl.org, or sign up in person at the branch.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Monday Craft
2/6-Watercolor Art 2/13-Valentine's Craft 2/27-Duct Tape Flower Pens All materials are provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
It's Tax Time. Go Get Your Refund!
You can prepare and file your tax return electronically with some help from a tax assistant...all for free. This service is offered on Mondays*, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the St. George Library Center. It will run from January 24th through April 15th. *(No Monday hours in January) To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $64,000 per year (per tax return) Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary document…
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 2:30 p.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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help
Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 6-11.
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Drop in and hang out in the T(w)een Lounge, Mondays - Thursdays at 3pm, in the Community Room! Featuring: ROCKBAND 4, CODING SERIES (USING SCRATCH AND STENCYL), ARTS & CRAFTS, JUST DANCE 2016, OPEN COMPUTER LAB FOR (AND NOT SO MUCH FOR) HOMEWORK, MUSIC, GAMES, SNACKS... AND MORE!! (For ages 12-18)
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Crafts
Come by the Castle Hill Branch and create crafts with teens of all experience levels. ALL New York Public Library programs are free of charge!!
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Coloring is a relaxing, stress-relieving way to balance life and work. Drop in and spend an hour with other adults, having fun and expressing your creativity. No experience necessary. You don’t even have to color within the lines. Choose your own coloring pages from a large collection of images printed from the internet. We provide markers, crayons or colored pencils. Mondays at 3:00 pm.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
Tutoring Club
Having trouble reading? Need extra support getting homework done? Tutoring (K-5th) is available with the librarians at Soundview Monday and Tuesday afternoons during the school year. 5 student max. (10 min grace period)
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3 p.m.
Adult Tech Lab
Adult Tech Lab MONDAYS TIME: 3p.m.–4p.m. HUNT’S POINT LIBRARY Need extra time using a computer to do research? Apply for jobs? Post your resume or practice your computer skills? Join us every Monday for Adult Tech Lab and use designated laptops, free for one hour. LIBRARY CARDS ARE NOT REQUIRED. ALL PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.
Hunts Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Craft
Hey teens! Come enjoy cool crafts with your friends in the teen area. Programming begins at 3:30 pm.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.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! td>
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Homework Help
Could you use some help with your homework? Volunteers from Bard High School Early College are here to assist students in grades K-5 achieve their best on school assignments!
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
New York Therapy Dogs R.E.A.D.
Come read to a therapy dog! These licensed therapy dogs and their owners can't wait for you to come read them a story. Enjoy one-on-one, no-pressure reading time with a furry friend! For ages 5-12. Pre-registration required for each 20 minute slot.
67th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Family Storytime: Squid Craft
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Workshop
Build something awesome with LEGOs! All materials are provided. For children ages 5-12.
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
Countee Cullen Library, TechConnect Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Adult Coloring Program
Think Coloring is for kids? Not anymore. Join the crowd of Adult Coloring Fans and find out why Adults are going back to Coloring.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Word of the Day!
Each day, Monday through Friday there will be a vocabulary word posted on the children's bullentin board on the second floor children's room. If you can come up with one sentence using the vocabulary word you will earn a sticker for that day and the sticker will be placed on our Spelling Bee Contest chart. Every Friday we will have a spelling bee contest using the five vocabulary words that were on bulletin board. The winner will gain three stickers to go on Spelling Bee Contest Chart. B…
West Farms LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Kids' Homework Help
Kids’ Homework Help is here! Are you having trouble completing your homework? Don’t understand those pesky math problems? Struggling with your reading or writing? We are here to help! No registration required. All children helped on a first come, first served basis. This program will be held in the Children's Room.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon
Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft! For ages 5-12, no registration is required.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Creative Art
Come and express yourself in Art using watercolors, crayons, markers, paints, and found objects. You will create your own pieces of Art to take home. Ages 5 and older.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Map Your World
Participants will explore mapmaking as a tool for telling their stories and imagining new worlds! We will look at examples of maps in the NYPL's collections, including but not limited to historical maps, fantasy maps, web maps, and artist's maps. Inspired by our research, we will create maps individually and collaboratively using a variety of visual media including drawing, collage, painting, printmaking, and digital imaging. Presented by Community Word Project. Best for ages 13 - 18 years old.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, February 27
@ 4 p.m.
Dungeons and Dragons
Before Play station and Xbox there was Dungeon & Dragons! Explore the fantasy world of Dragons, Elves, Dwarves, Orcs. learn to use your imagination using teamwork, social interaction, reading, math, and fun. Inspired by books like Forgotten realms, Lord of the Rings, Sword of shanara, Conan the barbarian, and Rangers apprentice to name a few. The true role playing experience with no game controller, or tv needed. Presented by David Alicea. Best for ages 13 - 18 years old.
Throg's Neck LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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