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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, May 31
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Growing Healthy Eaters
The New York Public Library's Early Literacy Department is excited to bring "Growing Healthy Eaters" to a branch near you! This 6-Session series' curriculum was created by the Department of Health & Mental Hygeine and aims to educate young children and their caregivers about the importance of eating well through a series of interactive, entertaining and delicious sessions. The lessons cover a variety of topics from "Food Mood" to "Flavorful Fruit" and provide nutritional expertise in bite-si…
Hunts Point LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 12:30 p.m.
The Writer Workshop (business writing | language consultancy)
Please join us at the Grand Central Library for a two-hour workshop packed with practical strategies for improving your on-the-job writing. The Writer is an international consultancy who work with individuals and companies on every stage of the writing process, including planning, tone of voice, revision, content, naming, and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring in a piece of their writing. RSVP @ GREGORYSTALL@nypl.org The Writer: Hello | Writing | Training | Naming http://www.thewriter…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Assisted Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Don't know how to cut and paste? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
Laboratorio de Computadoras en Español
Laboratorio de Computadoras en Español Miércoles 1:00pm-300pm *Reservación requerida ¿Se pregunta cómo usar la computadora? ¿Desea practicar sus habilidades y destrezas? ¡Venga a la biblioteca de Port Richmond! Semanalmente ofrecemos talleres básicos de computadora y contestar todas sus preguntas. Reserve su espacio personalmente o por teléfono. (Reservación requerida por teléfono o personalmente) ------- Spanish Cumputer Lab by appointment only - Wednesday 1:00-3:00pm Do have te…
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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. Class is conducted in English with translation to Cantonese and Mandarin. Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Chatham Square LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
Postponed
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it altogether.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
Knitting & Crocheting Club
Come meet your fellow stitchers in the neighborhood. Bring along your latest project to share.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Writing Class
Join John Nangle as he coaches you to unleash the hidden storyteller within! Weave your poetic tapestries and astound your friends. You have talent, you have time. Your literary life will never be the same!
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 1 p.m.
TechConnect
Adult Tech Time Wednesdays
Need extra computer time? Want to electrify your Facebook page? Watch YouTube videos? Want private quiet time to use the computer, Just search the web? Learn about our electronic services and play with the library laptops. No library card required, and you can make five free prints (during tech time only). Mondays 11:00-12:00 and Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:30.
Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
How to Spot Fake News
Learn how to identify fake news, understand credible sources, and practice looking over sample articles to determine their validity.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Bond Basics
Introduction to bonds and to the best of SIBL’s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds. Other public web sites are introduced. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 31
@ 1:30 p.m.
TechConnect
One-on-One Computer Tutoring with NY Cares
Sign up for a 90 minute session of one-on-one computer tutoring with a qualified volunteer. Get help with the basics or more advanced questions about Microsoft Office, the Internet, Facebook & Twitter - it's all about you! Bring your laptop if you have one. Call the branch or come in to sign up. Held in the 2nd floor program room. Thanks to New York Cares for their help!
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 1:30 p.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 31
@ 1:30 p.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Hamilton Grange 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 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…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, May 31
@ 2 p.m.
Researching the History of Your New York City Home
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2 p.m.
Adult Coloring Club
Stressed? The latest craze is artistic coloring for adults, and the adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children. This program allows adults to create wonderful pictures and offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity. Plus, it can actually lower stress. Are you curious about this new trend? Join the Riverside Library for its first Adult Coloring Group! Note: This program is not a structured program. All materials will be pr…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 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
Wed, May 31
@ 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 one-on-one assistance!
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 2 p.m.
Learn To Play Chess For Adults
Learn to play the most popular game ever: A game of strategy and problem solving. Whether you are beginner or a more advanced player you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Best part of all CHESS IS FUN!
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 2 p.m.
Learn How to Create and Edit Wikipedia Articles!
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia that aims to summarize all existing mainstream knowledge. The encyclopedia is created and edited entirely by volunteers. It is the largest and most popular general reference work in history and is ranked among the ten most popular sites on the internet. This training will (i) show how Wikipedia grows and improves over time; (ii) give you tips to use Wikipedia efficiently for reference and research; and (iii) teach the basics of editing Wikipedia articles…
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 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
Wed, May 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Google Drive: part 2
Learn how to upload, organize, and share your files using Google's cloud storage and web app platform.
Muhlenberg Library, Conference RoomAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
Toddler Crafternoon
Join us for stories and make an easy art project. For ages 18 months - 3 years. Pre-registration starts Friday, May 26.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2:30 p.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 31
@ 2:30 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 individualized assistance from a TechConnect Instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Morris Park LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 2:30 p.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 31
@ 3 p.m.
Computer class - OPEN LAB
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring in your devices and technology questions and get assistance!* *No registration required for scheduled Open Labs. First come, first served.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers 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. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
ESL - Intermediate English Conversation Practice
Are you learning English? Come to our English conversation hour to practice your skills. This group is for lower intermediate speakers and above.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Arts and Crafts
Join us for arts and crafts activities @ George Bruce Library. Express yourself in art using watercolors, crayons, markers and paints. You will also have the opportunity to explore the NYPL art collection and art images of the NYPL Digital Gallery.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Crafts
DIY crafts. Feeling creative, join us. Ages 5-12.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
MATH TASC Prep
MATH TASC Prep is a class designed for individuals to help further develop their understanding of math related topics in regards to the TASC examination.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Volunteer time at your local library!!!! Suggest materials to order and create cool displays.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
T(w)een Lounge
Come hang out, explore, learn, use technology, make music, computers, the Wii and more! We will be exploring the intersection of fun and learning, while looking into the various technologies that surround us daily. All of this takes place at T(w)een Headquarters here at Yorkville Public Library. Agers 9 - 18 are welcome to take part in this program!
Yorkville LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 3 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
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Kids Crafts
DIY crafts. Feeling creative, join us. Ages 5-12.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Lounge
Relax with your friends, use laptops, read, play games, or study. It’s up to you! Teens can bring snacks.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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