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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, July 29
@ 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.
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Lego Club
Be creative at your Library and design cool projects using Lego bricks and construction sets.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this Summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch! Sessions Include: Focus on the Fifties (ages 6-12) The Global Playground (ages 6-8) Sportstacular (ages 6-12) Uber Goober Family Fun (ages 6-12) Workshop Series is FREE.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star!
Team up with the Library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Exercise your mind with hands on creative programs.
Hunts Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Game On
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills on the Wii or the XBOX and challenge your friends to a game in the library. For ages 12 to 18.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 29
@ 3 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Get in the Game: Be a Library All-Star
Team up with the library this summer to learn new skills and explore new ideas while having fun with great programs! Excercise your mind with hands-on creative programs at your local branch.
Parkchester LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Krafty Kids
Hands-on projects using a variety of skills.
Morris Park LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 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
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Friday Crafts
Before heading to the beach for the weekend, stop by the library to refresh your book supply - and join us for fun and simple crafts! For ages 3 and up.
Jefferson Market LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun with Legos
Get creative, build your dream lego creation and bring it to life! Recommended for ages 5 - 11 years old.
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 4 p.m.
Coloring Club
Join in the fun! We'll provide the supplies, you provide the artistic flair. This program is for children of all ages and their caregivers.
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 4 p.m.
Adult and Teen Craft
Visit us this Summer at The Castle Hill Branch to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon. Learn : Jewerly making Candle Making Picture transfer on wood. Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine . Come and Join Us Fridays at 4:00 PM
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 4:15 p.m.
Free Consultation and Blood Screening
Join us, Tuesdays and Fridays for Blood Pressure Screenings.
Wakefield LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Morrisania LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.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
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Artist Wilhelmina Grant Presents "Climbing the Wall" Exhibit Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
WORD for the EARLY BIRD
Children are taught how to use WORD and how to type.
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Tech connect one-on-one
Assit with computer and software issues, questions. Printing, emails, web searches, handheld devices, downloading ebooks, files, mp3, cloud drive, etc
Castle Hill LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10 a.m.
Kids' Coloring Club
Join us every Saturday morning from 10am-12pm for our Kids' Coloring Club -- children of all ages are invited to color coloring sheets featuring their favorite characters, seasonal designs, and more. Feel free to bring your favorite coloring book!
Yorkville 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
Sat, July 30
@ 10:15 a.m.
Day of Mindfulness
A Day of Mindfulness: Experiencing Life in the Now With Donald, Brynn & Sam This will be a day to drop our worries and enjoy the present. There will be lots of guidance: and each segment of the day will be short enough so that beginners can feel comfortable, and long enough for experienced meditators to enjoy it. Brynn Wallace and Sam Perry will be assisting. We will include sitting and walking meditation, meditat…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10:15 a.m.
Just Dance
Stay in shape while learning some new dance moves with the Nintendo Wii U.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, July 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Intermediate Sahaja Meditation
Join us for an intermediate meditation class. This session is open to those who've been regularly attending the weekday beginner's class for a couple of months. Learn to go into a deeper meditation and learn new techniques that will help your spiritual ascent.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
English Conversation Group
Talk with native speakers and other language learners about current events, New York City, family life, holidays, and much more. For adults 16 years old or older. This program is provided in partnership with New York Cares, a leading volunteer organization that helps people find easy ways to make meaningful, rewarding contributions to their communities. Led by New York Cares volunteers, this program provides an opportunity for intermediate level ESOL speakers to practice speaking English and im…
67th Street LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.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 6-12. Pre-registration required for each 15 minute slot.
Riverside LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- July 2016
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 Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
Adult and Teen Lunchtime Video Game Coding
This is a 6 week program which will focus on learning Stencyl and using it to create a Platform game (think old school Mario). We will meet every Friday for a class focusing on a specific task and then have an Open Lab for people who want to work more on their games on Saturdays. Please plan to attend most if not all of the sessions. Feel free to bring your lunch with you.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups - Jerome Park - July 2016
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 doctore or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediated 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! The program…
Jerome Park LibraryEnglish Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
SUMMER READING CLUB
Come and enjoy reading your favorite books and have a open discussion with others kids about what you read from Captain Underpants, Junie B. Jones , Geronimo Stilton and much more....
Allerton Library, Children's RoomChildren
Sat, July 30
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 12 noon
Computer Tutoring Sessions (Noon)
Join us for an one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Sat, July 30
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, and headers and footers.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, July 30
@ 1 p.m.
E-Z Knitting and Crochet Workshop
Every month, certified knitting instructor Esperanza Zeno comes to the library to offer instruction to local knitters and crocheters who wish to perfect their craft. Please bring with you any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Latin Arts
The program provides cultural entertainment through book and poetry readings.
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
One-on-One Open Lab Computer Classes
July: 9th, 11th,16th, 23rd, 25th, and 30th. Monday and Saturday: 2:00 pm - 4:15 pm This class is right for you if you need help in: Basic Mouse & Keyboard Microsoft Word Email Other Basic Needs Please register for one of our 3 available s…
Hamilton Grange LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Time Management: Practical Strategies That Can Change Your Life
Want to reduce stress, accomplish more in less time and enjoy greater freedom to do the things you love? Do you want a greater feeling of satisfaction and accomplishment in your daily life? You are not alone! Speaker, trainer, and certified professional coach, Barbara Phillips, will share practical strategies that have the power to change your life! You will learn: • How to focus your time on your priorities • When multi-tasking is helpful or harmful • Secrets to overcoming procras…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Adults
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Jump Rope Making
Learn to make your own jump rope! Join us for this hands-on activity to beat summer boredom.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomSchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Fashion Studio NYC
Learn about fashion and sewing and make your own creation.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
T(w)een Zone: SCRATCH-urdays!
Are you interested in coding? Do you want to learn what coding is? SCRATCH (a computer programming language) is a great way to get started! Join us every Saturday afternoon and create stories, games, and animations!
Westchester Square LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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