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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Basic Microsoft Word 2010
We'll help you get started.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
E-Book Central
eBook Help
Get one-on-one help downloading library books and audio books via our SimplyE, 3M and OverDrive platforms. Please bring your phone, tablet or e-Reading device. Registration is required. Please sign up personally at Yorkville Library or call 212-744-5824. There are only four individual slots available, for 15 minutes each.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Wakefield Open Lab!
Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Wakefield's Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And OPEN LAB will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 11am - 12pm. Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time for you on the computer.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
Winter Candle Craft
Learn how to create beautiful photo candles by using tissue paper, wax paper, and a hair-dryer.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Tech 1-on-1
If your gadgets are getting out of hand, your PCs are in the pits and your phones have run amok, come in for some free tech support. We'll answer questions about and help you with e-readers, tablets, laptops, and more.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Family Literacy Workshop:Literacy at Home
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
Morris Park LibraryParents/Caregivers
Thu, December 14
@ 11:15 a.m.
Money Matters
Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. 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 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, December 14
@ 11:15 a.m.
Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications in 118 countries and 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, December 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Essentials for Job Seekers: Networking, Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviewing
Looking for a job? Come to the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library for a welcoming, non-intimidating environment in which to learn the ins and outs of the job-seeking process. Discover what tools to use to find vacancies, and uncover your "hidden network." Update your resume, or even start from scratch. Learn how to craft a cover letter that will land you the interview! Along the way you will learn inside tips from a certified Talent Acquisition Strategist on where to find job postings and wh…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Adult Coloring
Adult Coloring. Come as you are! All materials provided. De-stress and self-express through the art of coloring! It's a relaxing, stress-relieving and fun way to spend an hour or two. So, join us for a coloring session and unwind from your day. All materials will be provided. See you there.
George Bruce Library, Computer roomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
One-On-One Computer HelpMacomb's Bridge LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER BASICS
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
Open Computer Lab @ 125th Street Branch
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Need extra computer time? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply extra time or practice time on the computer.
125th Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 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
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
Canceled
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010 : Tables and Mail Merge
Learn the advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating and formatting tables, performing mathematical task in tables and executing mail merges.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
Basic Keyboarding for Beginners
Learn the basic techniques about computer keyboard. Get to know your keybaord, function keys, and more!
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
All About Computers
Tablet Buying Guide
Learn about the latest tablets and what features and specifications to look for in a new mobile device.
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 12 noon
Early Literacy
Play, Move, and Sing (ages 1-5): Toddler and Preschool Storytime
We (grown-ups and children) will move our bodies to the beat and use instruments to make rhythms . We will also learn some simple story songs and rhymes. For ages 1-5 years ; limited to 30 caregivers with child. Late entry to this storytime is not permitted.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 1 p.m.
Healthy Aging: A Three Week Series
Are you interested in healthy aging? Join Lynn Ringhaver RN, BSN, Lac. for a 3 week series of programs dedicated to your physical and mental balance. HEALTHY AGING GROUP Three 90-minute classes. Thursdays in December 7, 14, & 21 1:00pm-2:30pm Limited to 15 people, must commit to all 3 sessions.  Focusing on the connections between the mind, body and healthy aging.  Participants will be introduced to a variety of stress reduction techniques.  You will be taught self massage and mov…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 1 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Webpage With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
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 Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 2 p.m.
Genealogy Essentials
Researching Naturalization Records
In this class we explore the history of how your ancestors became citizens of the United States of America, the kinds of records they generated when they did so, what information those records contain, and where you can find them.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 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? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 2 p.m.
Tech Connect - Computer Basics
In this class, we will go over the basic components of computer usage, both hardware (mouse, screen, keyboard) and software (programs, internet/social media). Laptops provided.
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Settings
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad Settings. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad for Beginners
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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 st…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 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
Thu, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Citizenship Test Preparation English Class for INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED ENGLISH SPEAKERS: St. Agnes Library - December 2017
WALK-IN CLASSES - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED! Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you! These classes are for adults preparing for the United States Citizenship Test and Interview in the next 6 months to 2 years, or who want to improve their English speaking, reading and writing by learning about American history and culture. Each class will focus on several of the 100 citizenship test civics questions. This program is for intermediate and advanced sp…
St. Agnes Library, The Pasculano Foundation Adult Learning CenterEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Lego League
Bring your imagination and join us for fun with LEGOS! Blocks of various sizes will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 5 -11.
City Island Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Homework Help for Children
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
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: Lookup 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…
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Graffiti Art Remix
We will be using pencil, markers, and ink on paper. Participants will learn traditional graffiti art techniques that apply to lettering and character art, comics, manga and popular culture characters will be encouraged. Once the art is done, participants will have the option of taking a photo of it on an iPad (that will be provided) and remix it in one of the apps available on the iPad. Limit to 10-15 participants only. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Study Hour
Work on your homework alone or with friends, and get help, if you need it, from the YA Librarian.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 14
@ 3 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
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Knitting Circle
Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick up a few tricks as you work on your own creation.
Mosholu LibraryAdults
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
Holiday Crafternoon!
Ages 10+ welcome as we have a creative afternoon crafting! Ornaments, coasters, cards, everything!
Huguenot Park LibraryFamilies
Thu, December 14
@ 3 p.m.
TechConnect
Gizmos & Gadgets!
The Code Your Story program is a FREE S.T.E.A.M course available to kids your local branch in the form of coding clubs.(" Google CS First Club"). * Kids can tell any narrative that they can imagine and express it by coding. Google CS First Club, try out Makey Makey Projects as well as littleBits Projects , Legos and play with our new Tablets for Kids. Join us!!!!!
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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