Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Classes & Workshops

Share

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

Adults Teens/Young Adults Children
Bronx Manhattan Staten Island
(mm/dd/yyyy)

2,691 classes found.

Previous Page 5 of 68 Next
Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us in celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of January to June 2017, Naomi and company will lead older adults in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes. The class is for adults of all ages and abilities, with a focus on seniors. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. January 20, 27 February 3, 10, 17, 24 March 3, 10, 17, 24 April 7, 21, 28 May 5, 12, 19, 26 June 2, 9, 16, 23 Program is free. Call 347-683-269…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Comfy Couch Playtime
Explore books, puzzles, blocks and more as you enjoy our cozy carpet area and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood. Please note this is free, self-guided play time with a selection of toys to boost cognitive and motor development, not a structured program. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Exploring Websites for the 50+
Explore websites of special interest to active older adults.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library – April 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 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…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Great Kills Adult Coloring Group
Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring. As seen on Fox News, NBC News and USA Today, this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink. We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am.
Great Kills LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - April 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, April 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Canceled
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Roosevelt Island Library - April 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 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…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting Prerequisites: MS EXCEL for BEGINNERS
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
Workforce1 Pop-Up Recruitment Event Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-One Tech Connect
Get one on one assistance with your technological questions/ issues (E-reader, E-mail, Facebook, Microsoft Applications etc.). Please note you must make an appointment.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
One-One Tech Connect
Get one on one assistance with your technological questions/ issues (E-reader, E-mail, Facebook, Microsoft Applications etc.). Please note you must make an appointment.
Fort Washington LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Time Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON Fridays April 7 and 28, 2017, at 12:00pm, FOR AN AFTERNOON OF OPEN MIC AT THE NEW AMSTERDAM LIBRARY. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: While we accept all forms of art and entertainment, we kindly remind you to be respectful and courteous towards all of our performers and guests. Offensive behavior will not be tolerated.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Word 2010 For Beginners
Learn the basics 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.
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
Library Resources
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,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Get started with Freegal Music today with just your NYPL card! Freegal Music is a downloadable music service which provides access to millions of songs from ten thousand record labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. With a valid library card, download up to three digital songs per week on a PC, MAC or Smartphone, burn the MP3 files onto a CD. Search for artists, song titles, albums, music genres, create playlists, get the latest releases. The New York Public Library's…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Teachers
Fri, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Protecting Your Privacy and Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, April 28
@ 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 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, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
QUIET STUDY
Looking for a quiet place to study? Quiet Time is a weekly event designed for the person or persons looking to enjoy a silent, hassle free environment to gather their thoughts.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Clone of DIY Day
Come and use your creativity to create something new and cool.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Adult Knitting Club
ADULT KNITTING CLUB Seward Park Branch Library Fridays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28 @ 2:30 to 3:30PM. Bring your own knitting needles and yarn!
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: St. Agnes Library - April 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, April 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Pelham Bay LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Activities
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! April 28th Superhero Mask Workshop
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 3 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, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
New Amsterdam Genealogy Workshop
Are you curious about your family history but don't know where to start researching? Come learn how to trace your ancestors by using the library's resources Registration required in person or by telephone. .
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Tech Time
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, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Complete your schoolwork and learn
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 3 p.m.
Afterschool Science - Gardening & Plants
Learn some science after school at the Riverdale Library. Learn about gardening and botanical science! Join us in our own garden for some outdoor planting fun!
Riverdale LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 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, April 28
@ 3:30 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, April 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Chess Club
Challenge a friend or fellow community member to a friendly game of chess! New to the game? Learn the basics.
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
LEGO Club
We have LEGOs!
Mosholu LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 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
Previous Page 5 of 68 Next

Chat with a librarian now