Today's Events for Adults at NYPL node/62451?audience=4332 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en Microsoft Publisher: Magazine Cover (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386974 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T09:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 9:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><tbody><tr><td style="height:48px; width:356px">Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.</td> </tr></tbody></div> </div> Adult Open Lab (West Farms Library) //www.nypl.org/node/382208 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Adults are welcome to use one of the branch laptops from 10am-12pm. Open lab allows adults to use Microsoft programs, web browsers and much more!</p> </div> </div> Advanced Microsoft Excel 2010: Formulas (St. George Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/384586 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. This class will focus on creating formulas in Excel spreadsheets.</p> </div> </div> Open Computer Lab (Ottendorfer Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384861 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Ottendorfer Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> <p>Please ring the doorbell for admittance.</p> </div> </div> Morning Tea - 上午茶 (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387120 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Please join us on the THIRD Floor for morning tea at the Seward Park library! Come enjoy a hot cup of tea, biscuits, and a newspaper. NOTE: Food and drink subject to limitation. </p> 請加入我們圖書館的早茶在三樓, 提供茶點與報紙招待。注意:食品和飲料有限制。每週二和週四上午10時 : 三樓 </div> </div> Charge Up!! (Clason's Point Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388613 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Clason's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need to charge up your device? Sign-up for two hours and get some power. 4 person total every two hours. </p> </div> </div> Ipad Basics Open Lab (Baychester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384879 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Baychester Library, Community Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come and review all the topics discussed during our Ipad Basic classes.  Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> </div> </div> Open Computer Lab (Castle Hill Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384943 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need extra time on computer to search and apply for jobs or to reformat your resume?</p> <p>Come and use designated computers for extra computer time.</p> <p>Tuesdays     10 a.m.–12 p.m.</p> <p>Thursdays  10 a.m.–12 p.m.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> One-on-One Computer Help (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383405 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p align="center">January: 3, 5, 6, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 31</p> <p align="center">Tuesday, Thursday &amp; Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm</p> <p align="center">Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm</p> <p>                            This class is right for you if you need help in:                               </p> Basic Mouse &amp; Keyboard                                               Microsoft Word                                           Email Other Basic Needs         <p>Please register for one of our available sessions</p> <p>See a staff member at the front desk for more info.</p> </div> </div> Writing Circle (Kingsbridge Library) //www.nypl.org/node/382377 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for a writing circle every Thursday. The group is focused on autobiographical writing, but all genres are welcome. Writing sessions consist of a short stream-of-consciousness writing activity, then sharing and discussion of work produced from that activity or of work brought from home.</p> <p>Space is limited. If you are interested in joining the group, please speak with the Adult Librarian.</p> </div> </div> Need Help with Computers? || 電腦問題,需要幫助? (Chatham Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384688 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> </p> Need Help with Computers? Chatham Square Library is here to help! One-on-one appointments only. 電腦問題,需要幫助?且林市果圖書館 為您提供服務!     Please contact:  請預約: <a href="mailto:chathamsquarelibrary@nypl.org" rel="nofollow">chathamsquarelibrary@nypl.org</a> Or call 電話(212) 964-6598 Every Thursday  每星期四 10:30 - 12:30pm           <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Computer Lounge (Melrose Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384256 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">                                                  Adult Computer Lounge <p> </p> <p>Come joins us at the Melrose’s Computer Lounge. Need extra computer time, have basic computer questions, or just want to pass some time on the internet? Come to the computer lounge at the Melrose branch, where you can use a computer in a stress-free casual atmosphere. </p> <p>All dates and times may be subject to change.</p>     </div> </div> PHOTO EDITING FOR BEGINNERS USING PIXLR (Pelham Bay Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384630 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T10:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR on the web. Bringing a flash drive with pictures to be edited would be helpful, but not necessary.</p> </div> </div> ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Seward Park Library - Winter 2017 (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/375339 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English classes during the winter: <p>For more information check online at: <a href="http://www.nypl.org/english">www.nypl.org/english</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.nypl.org/locations/seward-park">SEWARD PARK LIBRARY</a> 192 East Broadway NY, NY 10002Saturday, January 7, 2017  at 11:00am OR Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 11:00am Registration for classes in Lower Manhattan ONLY. Space is limited to 60 per session For more information, please call 212.529.2909 </p> </div> </div> Rewarding Environment for Adult Living Group Visit (Allerton Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384458 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Allerton Library, Children's Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Group comes in to use our laptops and joins in to our movie club every Thursday.  Our contact is Program Coordinatior  Georgia Reid 516-427-3199.</p> </div> </div> Protecting Your Privacy and Security - Protegiendo su Privacidad y Seguridad (Espanol) (Inwood Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384615 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Inwood Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Este curso nos muestra lo importante que es mantenernos seguro cuando proveemos nuestra información en Internet así también como mantener nuestra computadora segura de piratas cibernéticos.</p> </div> </div> Crocheting and Knitting Meet Up (Eastchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386404 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Eastchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>           ​                                                                                </p> <p>Do you like to crochet?  Do you like to knit ?       </p> <p>Whatever your passion, gather and socialize with others who share your interest, and       </p> <p>perhaps pick –up a few tips and tricks as you work your own creations!</p> <p>Please bring  your own supplies—Yarn, Crochet hooks and Knitting Needles.</p> <p>Location : 1st Floor</p> <p>                                           All Public  Library Programs are free of Charge.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>                                                                                                                                                                                              </p> </div> </div> Columbus Library Classic Movie (Columbus Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386444 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> Shadow of a Doubt <p>1943; 108 Minutes; Universal Pictures; Rated PG     </p> <p>Starring – Joseph Cotten &amp; Teresa Wright</p> <p>Director – Alfred Hitchcock</p> <tbody><tr><td> A calculating and charming killer hides out in his relatives' small hometown. There, he befriends his favorite niece and namesake, who begins to suspect her uncle may be the famed Merry Widow murderer. A deadly game of cat and mouse ensues as the psychopathic killer plots the death of his young niece to protect his secret. </td> </tr></tbody>  </div> </div> Partners in Care - Career Screening (West New Brighton Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387748 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Partners in Care is an organization which is part of the <a href="http://www.vnsny.org/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Visiting Nurse Service of New York</a>, the largest, not-for-profit home health care organization in the nation, and is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) and licensed by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). It is an organization which provides in-home health aides, and visiting nurses to the people of New York City. </p> <p>In an effort to recruit qualified individuals for working in this delicate field, it visits the West New Brighton Library to screen candidates. If you are a qualified individual, come down to the Library, and meet with a representative.</p> </div> </div> Adult Open Lab (Macomb's Bridge Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388485 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Ideal for people who have specific computer related issues and are in need of one-on-one assistance. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Computer Basics (Soundview Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379782 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.</p> </div> </div> Coffee & Connections (125th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388817 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">125th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>                                                                              Coffee &amp; Connections </p> <p>for people who are experiencing homelessness or who know someone who is homeless.</p> <p> </p> <tbody><tr><td style="width:398px"> <p>New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions and provide useful tips and information.  Join us for coffee every3rd Monday.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p align="center">Table will be held on the Adult Floor</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p align="center">All Public Library Programs are free of charge.</p> <p align="center">This program is provided by the New York Public Library in partnership with the Department of Homeless Services.</p> </td> </tr></tbody></div> </div> Open Computer Lab (Westchester Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388008 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Westchester Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need help with resume editing, sending emails, using the keyboard, how to navigate social media, etc...Come to the class and get assistance.</p> </div> </div> Drop-in Computer Help (Riverdale Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388934 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Drop into the Riverdale Library and get assistance on using the computers.  Do you need to learn how to open a free e-mail account or practice going online and exploring the Internet?  How about learning how to save a document or copy and paste text?  Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. Come to this open lab and ask questions and learn from doing. First come, first served. </p> <p>Thursdays @ 11 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) </p> <p>*Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.</p> </div> </div> Open Computer Lab (Wakefield Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380788 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Need some practice on the computer?  Open Lab is free computer time to hone your computer skills and it does NOT count against your daily computer appointment. Every Monday, Tuesday, &amp; Thursday from 11am-12pm Please Note: there will be no instructor nor will there be any lesson for this program. It is simply practice time on the computer </div> </div> Adult Gaming Hour! (Wakefield Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380790 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon for Adults. Every Tuesday and Thursday at 11am  Bring Your Friends! </div> </div> Sewing Circle (Francis Martin Library) //www.nypl.org/node/389494 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Francis Martin Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Work on your hand sewing and needlework skills!</p> <p>Free, no materials required!</p> <p>Aprende a coser a mano!</p> <p>Gratis, no hay materiales requeridos!</p> </div> </div> Tech 1-on-1 (Spuyten Duyvil Library) //www.nypl.org/node/389606 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get 1-on-1 help with your technology! Tablet on the fritz? Need help connecting to the Web? Come in and bring your tech headache with you. Phones, tablets, laptops; we will help with all of them. No appointment or registration required. Come in for fast help.</p> </div> </div> Learn To Type & Use a Mouse (Sedgwick Library) //www.nypl.org/node/381654 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Sedgwick Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We'll help you get started.</p> </div> </div> Resume Workshop (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379312 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>          </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>Need one-on-one help creating a resumé? This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume. Please bring a written draft of your resume.  Printing of your resume is Free!</p> </div> </div> Knitting and Crochet (Roosevelt Island Library) //www.nypl.org/node/364242 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Roosevelt Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Knitting and Crochet</p> </div> </div> Canvas Painting for Adults (Dongan Hills Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386747 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Create works of art on canvas alongside other adults and friends! </p> </div> </div> Microsoft PowerPoint: The Ribbons (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386984 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T11:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><tbody><tr><td style="height:64px; width:356px">Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.</td> </tr></tbody></div> </div> ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Great Kills Library - Winter 2017 (Great Kills Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386850 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Great Kills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Upcoming Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English Classes during the winter: <p><a href="https://www.nypl.org/locations/great-kills">GREAT KILLS LIBRARY</a> 56 Giffords Lane Staten Island, NY 10308 Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 12 PMRegistration for classes in Staten Island ONLY. Space is limited to 60 per session For more information, please call 718.816.1025 For more information check online at: <a href="http://www.nypl.org/english">www.nypl.org/english</a></p> </div> </div> Introduction to the Internet (Webster Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387397 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Webster Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This two-part workshop will teach you:</p> How to define the internet and what it can be used for How to recognize and use hardware and software to access the internet How to break down a web address How to use browsers such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox How to use search engines How to sign up for and use email <p> </p> </div> </div> MS PowerPoint: Animations (Grand Concourse Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388839 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Concourse Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to jazz up a slideshow presentation using transitions and animations.</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Thursdays) (67th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/381756 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>No talking, no cell phone, and no noise are required in our quiet study room.</p> <p>This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability.</p> <p>If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer!</p> <p>Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10-3, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.</p> </div> </div> Computer Lab (96th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385513 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">96th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>** Space is limited and sign-up is required.  Late arrivals may be turned away, so please arrive on time to secure your spot.</p> <p>Sign up in-person or call 212-289-0908.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Computer Basics / Computación Básica (Jerome Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388273 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jerome Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you new to computers?  We can help! Topics covered include parts of the computer, mouse movement, getting started with email and social media and more.</p> <p>Quieres aprender cómo usar una computadora? Podemos ayudar! Los temas cubiertos incluyen partes del movimiento ordenador, ratón de computadora, primeros pasos con el correo electrónico, y las redes sociales y más.</p> </div> </div> Karaoke for Adults || 卡拉OK (Chatham Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384689 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for Karaoke!</p> <p>卡拉OK!</p> <p>星期四, 下午12:30 點 - 下午3點,三樓  </p> </div> </div> Basic Computer Class (Van Cortlandt Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385152 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Van Cortlandt Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T12:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? And are you curious about Twitter, Facebook and Instagram? Bring your tech questions and get some assistance. </p> <p>Learn about the various types of computers, including basic terminology, and receive an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications—specifically, Microsoft Word, a common word-processing program used to create documents.  </p> </div> </div> Retro Board Gaming & Jigsaw Mania for Adults (Riverside Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383463 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Share your passion for gaming the old fashion way.  If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess  or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! <p> All levels of play welcome.  Please feel free to bring your own game set, and friends. No registration neccessary.   </p> <p>JIGSAW MANIA EVERY 2ND THURSDAY  OF EACH MONTH</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>     Join&nbsp;the fun and meet new friends! <!--[endif]--></div> </div> Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting (St. George Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/384590 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, TechConnect Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic.</p> </div> </div> Email Open Lab (Mosholu Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384881 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Revisit some of the concepts of using your email accounts and work your way through practice exercise to help fortify your emailing skills.</p> </div> </div> Don’t be Fooled by Fake News (Yorkville Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384475 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Yorkville Library, Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come learn about the thing everyone is talking about-Fake News! In this class, you will learn what fake news is, how to analyze news sources for credibility, and practice looking over sample articles to determine their validity.</p> <p>Skills/Prerequisites: Basic internet skills</p> </div> </div> The Craft Corner (Tremont Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386139 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Enjoy an afternoon of Arts &amp; Crafts.  Make Your Own Holiday Cards!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Advanced MS Excel 2010 (58th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386301 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting. </p> </div> </div> Email for Beginners (Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379807 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn email concepts and how to create an account with email providers like Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail.</p> </div> </div> A Moment of Zen: Meditation Group (New Amsterdam Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386238 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Amsterdam Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to come to the New Amsterdam library to learn meditation and find inner peace. Once a month we will teach, practice and discuss meditation. No prior experience necessary -- just bring an open mind!</p>   </div> </div> Board Game Hour (West Farms Library) //www.nypl.org/node/389206 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come and join  the West Farms family as we play Scrabble, Chess, Checkers, and other board games!</p> </div> </div> One-on-one Computer Help (Dongan Hills Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386742 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> Move it to Music (Bloomingdale Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386760 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bloomingdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for an exercise class geared to seniors as Bloomingdale Aging in Place presents Move it to Music.  The class is specifically designed to help with arthritis.  </p> <p> </p> <p>If you are interested in attending please contact <a href="mailto:info@bloominplace.org" style="border:0px" rel="nofollow">info@bloominplace.org</a> or call (212) 842-8831.</p> </div> </div> Monthly Book Club Discussion: "THE KID" by Ron Hansen (Pelham Bay Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387292 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="left">A new novel from Ron Hansen, the award-winning author of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, about an iconic American criminal of the Old West: legendary outlaw, Billy the Kid.</p> <p align="left">Born Henry McCarty, Billy the Kid was a diminutive, charming, blonde-haired young man who, growing up in New York, Kansas, and later New Mexico, demonstrated a precocious dexterity at firing six-shooters with either hand-a skill that both got him into and out of trouble and that turned him into an American legend of the Old West. He was smart, well-spoken, attractive to both white and Mexican women, a good dancer, and a man with a nose for money, horses, and trouble. His spree of crimes and murders has been immortalized in dime westers, novels, and movies. But the whole story of his short epically violent life has never been told as it has been here.</p> <p>We have several reserved copies at the circulation desk, please ask our staff if needed.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385954 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T13:15:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 1:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Discuss Great Books in a Great Space (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) //www.nypl.org/node/381215 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Monthly book discussions to explore titles you've been meaning to read, or reread, and discuss with other lovers of literature.  Participants should read each title before the discussion.</p> <p>This month's title is Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov</p> <p>Location: Room 216 (Second floor)</p> </div> </div> Film Screening: That Midnight Kiss (1949) (Hudson Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/382398 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hudson Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p class="descriptionfirstline">When Prudence Budell (Kathryn Grayson) returns from musical training, her grandmother, Abigail (Ethel Barrymore), hires Jose Iturbi (Jose Iturbi) to start her own opera company, in which Prudence stars. The company hits a snag when Prudence refuses to sing with the star tenor. When Johnny Donnetti (Mario Lanza) delivers a piano to Prudence, she discovers that he can sing. Complications ensue when she attempts to start both a musical and a romantic partnership with him.</p> <p class="descriptionfirstline">Running time: 1 hour and 36 minutes</p> </div> </div> Film - MIRACLE IN THE RAIN (1956) (96th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385528 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">96th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>MIRACLE IN THE RAIN, 1956, 108 min., b&amp;w, directed by RUDOLPH MATE. A short film will precede the feature.</p> <p>Starring JANE WYMAN, VAN JOHNSON, PEGGIE CASTLE, Fred Clark, Eileen Heckart, Josephine Hutchinson, William Gargan, Marcel Dalio, George Givot, Barbara Nichols, Halliwell Hobbes, Paul Picerni, Alan King.</p> A secretary accepts an impulsive marriage proposal from an army private just before he is dispatched overseas to fight in World War II. When she receives news of his death, her suffering becomes unbearable--until a miracle occurs. <p>ADMISSION FREE</p> </div> </div> Microsoft Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners (Bronx Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/385572 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bronx Library Center, Technology Training Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.</p> </div> </div> Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee Presents: Mechanic: Resurrection (Muhlenberg Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385919 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Muhlenberg Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><a href="http://browse.nypl.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb21102405__Smechanic%20resurrection__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&amp;suite=def">MECHANIC: RESURRECTION</a> Synopsis - Arthur Bishop thought he had put his murderous past behind him when his most formidable foe kidnaps the love of his life. Now he is forced to travel the globe to complete three impossible assassinations, and do what he does best, make them look like accidents.    Director - Dennis Gansel Starring - Jason Statham, Jessica Alba, Tommy Lee Jones, Michelle Yeoh Rated R | 98 minutes | Summit Entertainment | 2016  UPCOMING FILM -January 26 - <a href="http://browse.nypl.org/iii/encore/record/C__Rb21102413__Shell%20or%20high%20water__Orightresult__U__X7?lang=eng&amp;suite=def">Hell or High Water </a> *Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change and/or cancellation. Open captioning upon request.  </div> </div> Adult Karaoke by PEP (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386105 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Let your inner Voice shine - come sing your favorite songs with and for your friends at Parkchester Library!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Book Discussion: "Hold Still" by Sally Mann (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387123 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> </div> </div> Internet for Beginners (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) //www.nypl.org/node/387303 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Internet can be an overwhelming place. Learn about getting connected, navigating web pages, and using search engines, web browsers, and subject directories</p> </div> </div> Tech Connect -- Open Lab (Stapleton Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386543 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stapleton Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you have general questions about using computers? Need some extra help surfing the net and getting the most out of the newest technology? Then come to our Tech Connect Open Lab and get personalized help with your computer and technology needs.</p> </div> </div> Advanced Photoshop: Compositing Techniques (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384382 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with Layer Styles, Layer Comps, Advanced Text Tools, and Alternate Transform modes. <!--/*-->*/ </p> <p class="p1">Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts.</p> <p> </p> <p>This Class is Taught on Mac Computers</p> </div> </div> Kips Bay Library Spanish Class: Lesson Two (Kips Bay Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385220 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kips Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>So you want to learn how to speak Spanish? Good choice!</p> <p>Spanish is relatively <a href="http://www.fluentin3months.com/learn-spanish-easy/" rel="nofollow">easy to learn</a>, because once you’ve learned how to pronounce the letters, you can sound out any word. There are no complicated pronunciation rules, as there are in English.</p> </div> </div> Matinee Thursday: Hell or High Water (Epiphany Library) //www.nypl.org/node/374984 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Epiphany Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Rated R, 1 hour 41 minutes, 2016</p> <p>Starring: Jeff Bridges, Chris Pine, &amp; Ben Foster</p> <p>January 19<sup>th</sup>Two desperate brothers, one a divorced father and the other a hard-living ex-con, commit a string of bank robberies in order to raise the money needed to protect their family farm from foreclosure. Meanwhile, an aging sheriff tracks the heists in an attempt to hunt down those responsible. </p> <p></p> <p></p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise (Bloomingdale Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386750 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bloomingdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> Microsoft PowerPoint: Editing Pictures (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386991 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><tbody><tr style="height:26.4pt"><td class="xl65" style="height:26.4pt; width:267pt">Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010.  Topics include using image editing, transitions, animations, etc..</td> </tr></tbody></div> </div> Saving and Recovering Data (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385955 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T14:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices, as well as how to recover data that might be lost.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Coloring Program (Mosholu Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383631 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Think Coloring is for kids? Not anymore. Join the crowd of Adult Coloring Fans and find out why Adults are going back to Coloring.</p> </div> </div> Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters (Yorkville Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386041 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Yorkville Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others.</p> <p>To register please call this toll free number: 1 800 272 3900</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Mariners Harbor Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386258 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!*  if you'd like to get one-on-one assistance and aren't able to make it to the schedules open labs, please ask at the front desk for available One-on-One Computer Appointment** time slots.</p> <p>*No registration required for scheduled Open Labs.  First come, first served. **Registration is required for One-on-One Computer Appointments.  Please ask at the front desk for available appointment time slots.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (New Amsterdam Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386235 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Amsterdam Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.</p> </div> </div> Campfire Stories (Grand Concourse Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386608 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Concourse Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Gather around the Grand Concourse "fireplace" for a story! (ages 0-102)</p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Mosholu Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383630 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:15:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up a few tricks as you work on your own creation.</p> </div> </div> Introduction to Patents (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) //www.nypl.org/node/389226 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T15:15:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This class provides an overview of patent concepts, including the 3 kinds of patents, and a comparision with other types of intellectual property protection. We cover the basic requirements for obtaining a United States patent. We emphasize patent search, particularly by going beyond simple keyword searching to search by patent classification with the free search tools available from the US Patent andTrademark Office (<a href="http://www.uspto.gov/" rel="nofollow">www.uspto.gov</a>) and the European Patent Office (<a href="http://worldwide.espacenet.com" rel="nofollow">worldwide.espacenet.com</a>).</p> <p>Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.      </p> <p><a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a></p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Charge Up!! (Clason's Point Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388624 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Clason's Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T16:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need to charge up your device? Sign-up for two hours and get some power. 4 person total every two hours. </p> </div> </div> Adult Coloring (53rd Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388670 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">53rd Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T16:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Coloring - it's not just for kids! Join us every Thursday at 4pm and discover the fun and calming benefits of coloring. Color, relax, repeat!  </p> <p>Coloring supplies will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring their own materials too.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385105 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T16:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand?  Have questions from a class?  Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help.</p> <p>This Class is Taught on Mac Computers</p> </div> </div> Jigsaw Puzzle Night (Hudson Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384683 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hudson Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun! </p> </div> </div> Adult Coloring Thursday (Clason's Point Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388035 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Clason's Point Library, Community Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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. Wednesdays from 11:00 am -1:00 pm and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m to 6:45 pm. This progam is a part of our Clason's Point wellness series. Bring your tablet or iPad and we'll teach you how to download and use free apps to color on your mobile device. </p> </div> </div> Knitting Circle (Bloomingdale Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387083 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bloomingdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Gather with other knitters and perhaps pick-up some tricks as you work on your own creation.</p> </div> </div> Crochet (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384838 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Did you know that crochet and yarncrafting can benefit your health?  <a href="http://blog.lionbrand.com/2014/05/20/10-most-important-health-benefits-of-yarncrafting/" rel="nofollow">10 most health benefits of yarncrafting</a></p> <p>Learn the beauty of crochet and socialize with other aficionados. Interested in learning more? Check out a variety at your nearest library.</p> </div> </div> Circle of Security [Family Resource Center - Parenting Class} (St. George Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/386053 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>For any parent or caregiver with children in their care under five years old.Learning Objectives of the Training:• Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs• Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions• Enhance the development of your child’s self esteem• Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure</p> <p>Call 718-698-5307 to register</p> </div> </div> Adult Tech Time (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383396 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> </p> <p>          </p> Need  more time to finish a job application?  Need to work on a resume?   Ask for more information at the service desk. </div> </div> eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383968 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:15:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. </p> <p>Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid <a href="http://www.nypl.org/help/library-card">library card and PIN</a>. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and then transfer them to your device.  </p> <p><a href="https://d140u095r09w96.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/flyer_-_e-book_help_hour_january_2017.pdf" rel="nofollow">View or print an eBook Help Hour flyer</a> to get the complete January eBook Help Hour schedule, and to see a list of information you will need to bring with you. </p> <p>If you can't come to an eBook Help Hour in person, visit NYPL's <a href="http://www.nypl.org/ask-nypl/ebookcentral">eBook Central page</a> to find links to e-book help pages, printable instructions for your device, and links to the library's digital collections.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Create a Healthy Lifestyle Through Meditation (Edenwald Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384038 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Edenwald Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center" class="ecxmsonormal" style="text-align:center">Treat yourself to some special time to nourish your body, mind and spirit. Empower your life by learning a simple meditation technique that can be used daily for greater peace, energy, and well-being.  Start incorporating this positive technique in your life. Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW, Psychotherapist, long time meditator who has been inspiring audiences with his engaging workshops.</p> </div> </div> Advanced Photoshop: Compositing Techniques (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384708 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with Layer Styles, Layer Comps, Advanced Text Tools, and Alternate Transform modes.</p> <p> </p> <p>This Class is Taught on Mac Computers</p> </div> </div> Handwriting and Becoming a Better You (Grand Central Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386782 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Central Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Start 2017 the "write" way with Ruth Brayer</p> <p>What does your handwriting say about your emotional intelligence?</p> <p>Through this highly interactive, insightful, and fun program you will:</p> Gain insights that will help you develop your emotional intelligence Discover 3 secrets to illuminating and eliminating relationship traps Learn about a foolproof profiling tool to increase team effectiveness Enjoy on-the-spot personality profiling of volunteers <p>Graphology is the scientific study of handwriting as a projection of personality traits.  This presentation will show how graphology can help you identify and overcome limiting beliefs about yourself and others.</p> <p>Ruth Brayer, Expert Witness qualified by the Supreme Court of the State of New York , works with both organizations who want to reduce fraud losses and with groups who want to enhance relationships in the workplace.</p> <p>Brayer is a consultant to business and government, and has been retained as an expert in multimillion-dollar forgery cases.</p> <p>Her practice covers a wide spectrum, from solving complex forgery cases, to court testimony, to speaking about emotional intelligence and business success.</p> <p>Ruth Brayer is the author of Detecting Forgery in Fraud Investigations and Decoding Your Dad, a book about enhancing relationships with significant others.  Ruth's third book, Handwriting: Let the power of your pen change your life, reveals the naked truth behind the perfect exterior of fifteen fathers and their offspring.</p> <p>Learn more about graphology at <a href="http://www.DecodingHandwriting.com" rel="nofollow">www.DecodingHandwriting.com</a></p> <p>Ruth's books will be available for cash sale at the event.</p> </div> </div> Build Your Financial Future (Parkchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/384846 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Children's Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Financial Planning: Building Your Financial Future</p> <p>At a time when the personal debt level and economic inequality are at record highs in our nation’s history, many people are unsure who to turn to and trust for guidance. With intimidating investing terms, hidden fees and product sales—and so many financial professionals out there—it can be very overwhelming to know where to start. While there are areas of overlap and synergy among financial professionals, there are also important distinctions in the services provided. Financial planners and advisers help clients reach specific longer-term financial goals through the appropriate investment vehicles or products.</p> </div> </div> Computer Tutoring Sessions (Evening) (67th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/381778 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library<br/> 67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T17:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service!</p> <p>This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.</p> <p> </p> <p></p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing with Your Life? (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) //www.nypl.org/node/380654 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p><!--MEDIA-WRAPPER-START-2--><!--MEDIA-WRAPPER-END-2-->Kristina Leonardi discusses re-assessing who you are and what you should be doing with your life so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others.  Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic, and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying care and life path for yourself.</p> <p> </p> <p>Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.</p>   <p> </p> </div> </div> StartUp! 2017 Workshop 1:Business Planning Research and Resources (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) //www.nypl.org/node/381117 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2017 Business Plan Competition.  Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research.  This session will be offered three times in January 2017.</p> <p> </p> <p>Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a></p> <p>  </p> </div> </div> Lower East Side Oral History Project: Kick-Off Celebration at Seward Park Library! (Tompkins Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383821 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tompkins Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">JOIN US at <a href="https://www.nypl.org/locations/seward-park">SEWARD PARK LIBRARY</a> as we celebrate the launch of our historic neighborhood oral history project! <p style="text-align:center">false</p> LISTEN to oral history highlights recorded so far + LEARN how you can get involved! WATCH the 1974 LES-based Yudie on 16mm film. ENJOY music from Oren Bloedow, longtime LES musician. MEET neighbors and share stories on our LES neighborhood story map! <p>Refreshments will be served and guests are also invited to bring food to share...potluck-style. </p> We'll meet at Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway. Please RSVP by clicking <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/rWD111mBlN8LpE3I3" rel="nofollow">HERE</a>. Please contact <a href="mailto:NYPLOralHistory@nypl.org" rel="nofollow">NYPLOralHistory@nypl.org</a> with any questions. About Our Project: <p>This is a neighborhood oral history project that works to both preserve, document, and celebrate Lower East Side neighborhood history through the stories of people who have experienced it.</p> <p>This project will collect oral histories of people who have lived or worked in the LES neighborhood. Community volunteers will be trained to conduct these interviews. Interviews will be preserved at The Milstein Division of US History, Local History and Genealogy and accessible at the New York Public Library website: <a href="http://oralhistory.nypl.org/">oralhistory.nypl.org</a></p> <p>Visit our website to listen to oral histories recorded so far: oralhistory.nypl.org/neighborhoods/LES</p> </div> </div> Adult Coloring Circle (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/387118 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> </div> </div> Lower East Side Oral History Project: Kick-Off Celebration! (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/383814 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">JOIN US as we celebrate the launch of our historic neighborhood oral history project! LISTEN to oral history highlights recorded so far + LEARN how you can get involved! PREVIEW images from the LES Heritage Collection  WATCH the 1974 LES-based Yudie on 16mm film. ENJOY music from Oren Bloedow, longtime LES musician. MEET neighbors and share stories on our LES neighborhood story map! <p>Refreshments will be served. We'll meet at Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway.</p> Please RSVP by clicking <a href="https://goo.gl/forms/rWD111mBlN8LpE3I3" rel="nofollow">HERE</a>. Please contact <a href="mailto:NYPLOralHistory@nypl.org" rel="nofollow">NYPLOralHistory@nypl.org</a> with any questions. About Our Project: <p>This is a neighborhood oral history project that works to both preserve, document, and celebrate Lower East Side neighborhood history through the stories of people who have experienced it.</p> <p>This project will collect oral histories of people who have lived or worked in the LES neighborhood. Community volunteers will be trained to conduct these interviews. Interviews will be preserved at The Milstein Division of US History, Local History and Genealogy and accessible at the New York Public Library website: <a href="http://oralhistory.nypl.org/">oralhistory.nypl.org</a></p> <p>Visit our website to listen to oral histories recorded so far: oralhistory.nypl.org/neighborhoods/LES</p> </div> </div> Mija Jung Art Reception (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/388694 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Artist Reception</p> <p>Thursday, January 19, 6-8 pm</p> <p>192 E. Broadway, 3<sup>rd</sup> floor</p> <p> </p> <p>Exhibition from:</p> <p>January 10<sup>th</sup> – February 28<sup>th</sup></p> </div> </div> ICE at the Library: Collecting Ashley Fure (New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center) //www.nypl.org/node/368045 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), described by the New York Times as “one of the most accomplished and adventurous groups in new music,” has premiered over 500 compositions, mostly by emerging composers - since its founding in 2001. In an effort to reshape the way that music is created and shared, ICE is striving to create a radically accessible online archive, where composers, performers, and audiences can discover new works, and share their thoughts about how music is composed, performed, and heard. ICE comes to the Library, seeking your help with this revolutionary archive. Join us for an interactive concert, where ICE collects your responses to world premier performances of music by trailblazing composer and intermedia artist Ashley Fure.</p> <p>Reserve your general admission seat <a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ice-at-the-library-collecting-ashley-fure-tickets-27442012799" rel="nofollow">HERE</a> starting  December 19th  ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED (All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so seats may become available at that time.  A stand by line will form at 111 Amsterdam Ave. one hour before the program.) </p> </div> </div> "Hollywood in the White House," with Max Alvarez, an author and public speaker with over 20 years of experience in the areas of journalism, media criticism, archival research, teaching, and cultural programming. (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/366106 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This illustrated talk explores how U.S. presidents have been portrayed in major movies over the decades: flattering  (The American President and West Wing) or not (Absolute Power and the current series House of Cards). </p> <p>Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.</p> </div> </div> Twitter Basics (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/385957 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn about the online social network Twitter.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> The Meaning of Michelle (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) //www.nypl.org/node/388061 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>When history is written, First Lady Michelle Obama will loom large as one of the single most positive influences on legacy, of the Obama Presidency. Prescient editor and writer Veronica Chambers invited a range of people to give voice to the cultural meaning of Michelle Obama in The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own. Chambers, along with contributors Damon Young, editor-in-chief of Very Smart Brothas, Tiffany Dufu, and Rebecca Carroll, producer of special projects on race at WNYC, will share and discuss their essays on the eve of the next presidential inauguration. Award-winning journalist Caroline Clarke will moderate the discussion.</p> <p>A book signing will follow.</p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/SchomburgCenter" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">@SchomburgCenter</a> #MeaningofMichelle</p> First come, first seated <p>For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.</p> Guests <p>Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center. </p> Press <p>Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at <a href="mailto:ayofemikirby@nypl.org" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">ayofemikirby@nypl.org</a>.</p> <p>Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.</p> </div> </div> English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379776 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T18:30:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries?   Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest.    Open to adult Intermediate &amp; Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! </p> <p>The group  meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM  in the Corner Room on the first floor. Doors open at 6:15 PM. Seating for this program is limited, so please arrive early.</p> <p>                                                                                  Winter 2017  Schedule                                                                     </p> <tbody><tr><td style="width:143px; height:287px"> <p align="center">January 10</p> <p align="center">January 12</p> <p align="center">January 17</p> <p align="center">January 19</p> <p align="center">January 24</p> <p align="center">January 26</p> <p align="center">January 31</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p align="center"> </p> </td> <td style="width:143px; height:287px"> <p align="center">February 2</p> <p align="center">February 7</p> <p align="center">February 9</p> <p align="center">February 14</p> <p align="center">February 16</p> <p align="center">February 21</p> <p align="center">February 23</p> <p align="center">February 28</p> <p align="center"> </p> </td> <td style="width:147px; height:287px"> <p align="center">March 2</p> <p align="center">March 7</p> <p align="center">March 9</p> <p align="center">March 14</p> <p align="center">March 16</p> <p align="center">March 21</p> <p align="center">March 23</p> <p align="center">March 28</p> <p align="center">March 30</p> </td> </tr></tbody> <p>Printable <a href="https://d140u095r09w96.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/english_conversation_hour_winter_2017_0.pdf" rel="nofollow">Winter 2017 English Conversation Hour flyer.</a> </p><p>All programs are FREE and are subject to change or cancelation.</p> <p>Follow the Mid-Manhattan Library on Twitter <a href="https://twitter.com/midmanhattanlib" rel="nofollow">@midmanhattanlib</a> and on  Instagram <a href="https://www.instagram.com/midmanhattanlibrary/" rel="nofollow">@midmanhattanlibrary</a> Like the Mid-Manhattan Library on Facebook:  <a href="https://www.facebook.com/midmanhattanlibrary" rel="nofollow">www.facebook.com/midmanhattanlibrary</a> </p></div> </div> ALC Program Free English Classes New Student Information Session - Dongan Hills Library - Winter 2017 (Dongan Hills Library) //www.nypl.org/node/386844 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2017-01-19T19:00:00-05:00">Thursday, January 19 - 7:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Upcoming Information Sessions for students interested in taking free English Classes during the winter: <p><a href="https://www.nypl.org/locations/dongan-hills">DONGAN HILLS LIBRARY</a> 1617 Richmond Road Staten Island, NY 10304 Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 7 PMRegistration for classes in Staten Island ONLY. Space is limited to 60 per session For more information, please call 718.816.1025 For more information check online at: <a href="http://www.nypl.org/english">www.nypl.org/english</a></p> </div> </div>