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 Bridge Club (Riverside Library) //www.nypl.org/node/377013 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you a Bridge buff?  Put your game face on and show off your best plays. Join the fun and meet new friends!</p> <p>All players welcome!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise (Kingsbridge Library) //www.nypl.org/node/370042 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for a free and fun Stay Well exercise session.</p> <p>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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Fridays) (67th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378665 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There's no talking, no cell phone, and no noise 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 10-4, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice.</p> </div> </div> One-on-One Computer Help (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/350067 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> December: 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29, 30, 31 Tuesday, Thursday &amp; Friday: 10:00am – 1:00pm Saturday: 12:30pm - 4:30pm                             This class is right for you if you need help in:                               Basic Mouse &amp; Keyboard                                                Microsoft Word                                           Email Other Basic Needs    Resume                                                                             See a staff member at the front desk for more info and registration.   More Info </div> </div> iPad入門教學 (iPad Basics) (Chatham Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379332 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This class taught in Mandarin Chinese only.</p> <p>iPad的基本概念以及操作方法</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> One on One Computer Sessions (Throg's Neck Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378621 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do you want to learn about computer?  Do you want to be techie?  Here is a list of possible one on one computer session you  can inquire our staff about.</p> Learn to type Learn to use the mouse Basic Compter Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel IPad Basic Internet And Many More <p>Please come to our one on one computer sessions on Wednesdays or Fridays between 10:00am - 12:30pm.  Please register at the front desk for available time slots.  The computer sessions are only 30 minutes.</p> <p>No class on  December 7 , 2016.</p> </div> </div> Adult Open Lab (West Farms Library) //www.nypl.org/node/377464 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 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> PC Basics (West Farms Library) //www.nypl.org/node/377800 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come and join the West Farms team as we learn the basic computer programs that are essential for PC users. Students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel, Power Point, Word, web browsers, social media, and much more!</p>   </div> </div> Internet for Beginners (Sedgwick Library) //www.nypl.org/node/369816 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Sedgwick Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We'll teach you how to get on the Internet and surf the Web!</p> </div> </div> Computer Basics for the 50+ (Eastchester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380533 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Eastchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:15:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:15 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> <p> </p> </div> </div> MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population (George Bruce Library) //www.nypl.org/node/363248 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">George Bruce Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Photos by Meg GoldmanJoin us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways!  In the months of  September to  December 2016, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes  for older adults of all ages and abilities.</p> <p> Classes: Fridays  from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. </p> <p> September  23, 30</p> <p> October 7, 14, 21, 28</p> <p> November  4, 18,  </p> <p> December   2, 9, 16</p> <p> </p> <p>Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information</p> <p> Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. Attendance at all sessions is recommended but not required.</p> <p>                  </p> </div> </div> Computers for Seniors (Roosevelt Island Library) //www.nypl.org/node/364227 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Roosevelt Island Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Have computer trouble? We can help.</p> </div> </div> Film: Speed (1994) (Morris Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/375133 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morris Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> A young cop must prevent a bomb exploding aboard a city bus by keeping its speed above 50 mph. Director:  <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000957?ref_=tt_ov_dr" rel="nofollow">Jan de Bont</a> Writer:  <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003662?ref_=tt_ov_wr" rel="nofollow">Graham Yost</a> Stars:  <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000206?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Keanu Reeves</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000454?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Dennis Hopper</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000113?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Sandra Bullock</a>  </div> </div> Prepare for the High School Equivalency Exam! (Jefferson Market Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379161 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library, First Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center">High School Equivalency </p> <p align="center">Basic Adult Education Classes</p>   High School Equivalency (HSE) formally known as the GED. This free course will help adults better their education and literacy skills; as well as prepare individuals for the TASC test. These free classes are designed to help adults better themselves in basic education. The HSE classes covers all of the five subjects such as Reading, Writing, Science, Social Studies, and Mathematics.    Classes are every Fridays from 10:30am-12:30PM   Classes are ongoing throughout the year and with open enrollment.  For further information and to register, please contact the instructor: Vulcanus Levi - <a href="mailto:vulcanuslevi@gmail.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">vulcanuslevi@gmail.com</a> or <a href="tel:347-299-9721" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">347-299-9721</a>.   Make the first step to achieve your goals! It's never too late to learn!  </div> </div> Shopping Online (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379293 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: Mosholu Library – December 2016 (Mosholu Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380292 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos.  Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you.</p> <p>This program works best for people who speak a little English already and want to practice.  For more information, call or visit the branches listed below.</p> <p>We Are New York was created by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Adult Education and the CityUniversity of New York.</p> <p>MOSHOLU LIBRARY  Fridays: 10:30AM–12:30PM December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30</p> </div> </div> Great Kills Adult Coloring Group (Great Kills Library) //www.nypl.org/node/368308 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Great Kills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T10:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Tired of seeing the world in black and white or dealing with the gray areas of life? Immerse yourself in the stress reducing and meditative world of coloring.</p> <p>As seen on <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/health/2015/12/28/health-benefits-coloring-books-attracting-adults-to-childhood-pastime.html" rel="nofollow">Fox News</a>, <a href="http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/thinking-outside-crayon-box-adults-take-coloring-stress-reducer-n357196" rel="nofollow">NBC News</a> and <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/11/14/why-latest-coloring-book-craze-can-good-you/75723218/" rel="nofollow">USA Today</a>,  this new trend has many health benefits. Come color with us. You will be tickled pink.  We will supply the coloring sheets and colored pencils. </p> <p>This group meets on Fridays at 10:30 am</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Sip & Paint (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/350045 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T11:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> </p> <p>Coloring is an activity we think of as being for kids. However, it can be beneficial for adults.  Coloring helps us de-stress because when we focus on a particular activity, we focus on it and not on our worries. Coloring generates wellness, quietness and also stimulates brain areas related to motor skills, the senses and creativity.</p> <p>Coloring sheets and colored pencils will be provided. Bring your own non-alcoholic beverages, hot or cold.  Adults only, please.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> ConnectED Library HotSpot Patron Lending Event (125th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380678 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">125th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T11:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a collaborative program by New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Public Library and Department of Education to provide thousands of NYC K12 students with free Internet access for the rest of the school year. This program addresses the needs of more than 1 in 5 New York City households who do not have home access to high-speed Internet services. </p> <p>In order to participate in the Library Hotspot Loan Program, you must register for and attend a patron lending event and be prepared to present your NYPL adult library card. In addition, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:</p> Have a child in NYC public school Have a valid library card and be at least 18 Have no fines on your library card Have no Internet access at home <p>The mobile hotspot can be checked out on a patron’s account through the end of the school year. All devices are due back July 5<sup>th</sup>. Please return the hotspot, charger and box by July 5<sup>th</sup>.</p> <p>The cost to replace the Library Hotspot device is $100. The late fee for each day the Library Hotspot is overdue is $1 per day.</p> </div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Wakefield Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380744 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T11:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.</p> </div> </div> Movie - The Conjuring 2 (Mott Haven Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380730 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mott Haven Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T11:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>  </p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise for Seniors (St. Agnes Library) //www.nypl.org/node/368873 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. Agnes Library, Community Program Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T11:15:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 11:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> </p> <p>                                              Join us for a  a free Stay  Well exercise Session for seniors.</p> <p>Stay Well volunteers are certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series                             of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Exercise equipment will be provided.</p> <p>All participants must sign a wavier  before  you  join , please wear loose and comfortable clothing.</p> </div> </div> Matinee Movies @ the Library presents... Star Trek Beyond (Westchester Square Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378044 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Westchester Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T12:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>We will be showing "Star Trek Beyond"</p> <p>Summary: Dispatched on a rescue mission to the farthest reaches of space, the USS Enterprise is ambushed by Krall, a ruthless enemy sworn against the Federation. Crash-landing on an uncharted hostile world, Captain Kirk, Spock, and the crew are separated with no means of escape. Only Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, can help them reunite and find a way off the planet in a race against time to stop Krall's deadly army from triggering all-out galactic war. </p> <p>Rating: PG-13; for sequences of sci-fi action and violence </p> <p>Runtime: 122 minutes</p> <p>Director: Justin Lin</p> </div> </div> Film Matinee @ Melrose Library — The Young Messiah (Melrose Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380394 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Melrose Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T12:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Friday–December 2, 2016 @ 12PM</p> <p>COMMUNITY ROOM (LOWER LEVEL)</p> <p>111 Minutes; Focus Features. 2016</p> <p>STARRING – <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6026206?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Adam Greaves-Neal</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0909906?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Vincent Walsh</a>, <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3322537?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm" rel="nofollow">Sara Lazzaro</a> Jonathan Bailey, Sean Bean</p> <p>DIRECTOR –  Cyrus Nowrasteh</p> <p>SYNOPSIS – Based on the novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice, The Young Messiah is a biblical drama that imagines the life of Jesus at age seven. As his family travel from Egypt to Nazareth, the young Jesus (Adam Greaves-Neal) wishes to learn more about his identity and place in the world. Meanwhile, Herod Antipas (Jonathan Bailey) dispatches a Roman centurion (Sean Bean) to hunt down and kill the boy, whose miraculous powers might be a threat to his reign.</p> <p>ALL DATES AND TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.</p> </div> </div> One-on-One Computer Assistance (Riverdale Library) //www.nypl.org/node/367547 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverdale Library<br/> Riverdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T12:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come to the Riverdale branch and sit down with a librarian for a 30-45 minute individualized computer appointment. </p> <p>Learn how to open a new email account, save documents, browse the Internet, download NYPL e-books, etc.  Make a list of your questions and get them answered.  E-reader, tablet and smartphone users welcomed.</p> <p>By appointment only.  Appointments are not limited to Fridays.  Please call 718-549-1212 . </p> </div> </div> Docent led Tour of "Alexander Hamilton: Striver, Statesman, Scroundrel" Exhibition. (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) //www.nypl.org/node/380614 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III Gallery</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T12:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led Gallery Talk of our "Alexander Hamilton" exhibition. Please meet outside of the Wachenheim Gallery. There is no charge for this tour. </p> </div> </div> Finding a Job Online (Hudson Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379344 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hudson Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.</p> </div> </div> Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus (Columbus Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380162 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Our Kind of Traitor  <p>2016; 107 Minutes; Lions gate films, Inc.; Rated R</p> <p>Starring – Ewan McGregor, Naomie Harris, Stellan Skarsgard &amp; Damian Lewis </p> <p>Director – Susanna White</p> <p>While on vacation, a married couple unwittingly befriends a flamboyant and charismatic Russian named Dima, who, unbeknownst to them, is a kingpin money launderer for the mafia. When Dima confides to his new friends that he plans to escape from the mob, they're quickly swept into the dangerous world of international espionage. The unlikely companions must undertake a perilous journey through Paris, Bern, and London in order to save Dima and his family.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Coloring (Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library) //www.nypl.org/node/381157 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Coloring is no longer just for kids! Come join the latest way for adults to relax! </p> <p>Did you know that coloring has been shown to have therapeutic benefits? Or that it has been shown to have effects similar to meditation, by creating a deeper sense of awareness, focus, and  attention? Well, if you didn't know now you know!</p> <p>Come unwind by coloring cool intricate designs used to reduce stress and increase mindfulness. Coloring can  help you  combat stress, stimulate brain areas related to motor skills, the senses, and creativity, but mainly it's just plain fun!</p> <p>Let your inner child out every Friday at 1pm!</p> <p>All materials will be provided.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Fun Friday (Tremont Library) //www.nypl.org/node/381416 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Participate in engaging activities for adults and seniors.</p> </div> </div> Coloring Circle (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/377094 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:15:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Adult coloring books have more intricate designs and patterns than those designed for children.  This program offers a fun and unique way to unwind and express creativity.  Come try out the latest craze with Mid-Manhattan's coloring circle.   Please note this is an unstructured program.  No registration required.</p> <p>Materials will be provided but participants may also bring their own.  We will meet in Room 101 on the First Floor.</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://d140u095r09w96.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/mml_dec_coloring_circle.pdf" rel="nofollow">Print a flyer here</a></p> </div> </div> First Friday Matinee: Me Before You (Ottendorfer Library) //www.nypl.org/node/368337 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Ottendorfer Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for our First Friday Matinee! For December, we will be viewing  Me Before You (2016). </p> <p>Based on the novel by Jojo Moyes. Louisa 'Lou' Clark lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year old goes from one job to the next in order to make ends meet. Taking a job at the local 'castle' she becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Embarking together on a series of adventures, both Lou and Will get more than they bargained for. Starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. Directed by Thea Sharrock.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> American Mah Jongg (New Dorp Library) //www.nypl.org/node/375848 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Dorp Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T13:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.</p> </div> </div> One-On-One Computer Sessions (Soundview Library) //www.nypl.org/node/371560 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Here is a list of possible one-on-one computer session you can inquire about:    Emailing Microsoft Word Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Excel Basic Internet   Our one-on-one 30-minute computer sessions will be on Fridays between 2:00pm - 4:00pm.    **Please register at the front desk OR call for available time slots.** </div> </div> December Friday Films (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379352 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> December 2: The Hateful Eight (2015) December 9: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) December 16: The 5th Wave (2016)  December 23:  Black Nativity (2013) December 30: Pan (2015) Fridays at 2 pm Community Room (Lower Lobby) </div> </div> December Movie Matinee (Soundview Library) //www.nypl.org/node/366329 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library!  </p> December 2, 2016   Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas (PG-13)110 min Tyler Perry's Madea returns to the big screen with this Lionsgate release surrounding a trip to the country during the holiday season. <p> </p> <p>December 9, 2016    Scrooged (PG-13)101 min ross's life is turned upside down with visits from three ghosts: a craggy-faced cabbie known as The Ghost of Christmas Past (David Johansen); the sugar-plum fairy Ghost of Christmas Present (Carol Kane) (who gets her jollies by bonking Frank across the face with a toaster oven); and, eventually, the caped, headless Ghost of Christmas Future, who will send Frank sliding into a crematory oven -- just before he gives the sleazoid one last chance to redeem himself. </p> <p> </p> <p>Best Man Holiday (R) 120 min Forgotten rivalries flare up and old romances reignite when a group of college friends reunite during the holiday season in this long-awaited sequel to The Best Man (1999).  Nancy Meyers' romantic comedy Holiday stars Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet as two women who exchange houses in order to get a new lease on life.</p> <p> </p> <p>December 23, 2016Elf (PG) 97 min Buddy was a baby who stowed away in Santa's toy bag and ended up at the North Pole. The elves raise him as one of their own, but when he begins to notice his differences to the other elves he goes to New York City to find his birth father in this sweet holiday comedy.  </p> <p>December 30, 2016New Year's Eve (PG-13)117 min Director/producer Garry Marshall brings together a stellar ensemble cast to celebrate love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p>*Titles may be subject to change.* *Films begin promptly at 2:00pm*</p>   <p> </p> </div> </div> Movies at 53rd: WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971) (53rd Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380262 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">53rd Street Library, Theater</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Please come and join us to watch a movie: WILLY WONKA &amp; THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971) on Friday, December 2nd at 2pm. </p> <p>Wireless listening device is needed to hear the film. Please come a few minutes early to borrow one with your library card or State/City identification card. You may use your own headphone.</p> <p>Age 8+</p> </div> </div> Film: Joyeux Noel (58th Street Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380967 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Community Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Based on actually incidents that occurred on Christmas eve during the opening weeks of WW1. This is a moving film that shows compassion and the true human spirit despite terrible adversity. Directed by Christian Carion. Staring Diane Kruger &amp; Benno Furman. Color. 2006. Approx. 110 min.</p> </div> </div> Coloring for Senior (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) //www.nypl.org/node/380936 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Ready for the art therapy?  Please join us and enjoy coloring various floral, abstract and geometrical patterns. Come and join us on every Tuesday and Friday at 2pm!</p> </div> </div> Internet for Beginners (St. George Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/380033 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.</p> </div> </div> Kips Bay Library Spanish CLass (Kips Bay Library) //www.nypl.org/node/369858 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kips Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 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> Coloring For All (Throg's Neck Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378585 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Everybody across the country has picked up coloring books as a way to relax and unwind. Coloring helps you relieve the stress. Please join Throgs Neck Branch for coloring to unwind your worries and have fun together.</p> <p> </p> *All materials will be provided. If you want to bring in your own materials you are welcome too*. </div> </div> Learn to Type (Mid-Manhattan Library) //www.nypl.org/node/379455 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Knitting Club (Seward Park Library) //www.nypl.org/node/380531 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center">ADULT KNITTING CLUB</p> <p align="center">Seward Park Branch Library</p> <p align="center">Fridays, December 2, 9, &amp; 30 @ 2:30 to 3:30PM.</p> <p align="center">Bring your own knitting needles and yarn!</p> </div> </div> Friday Afternoon Movies at St. George (St. George Library Center) //www.nypl.org/node/380684 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T14:30:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p> </p> <tbody><tr><td> Don't Breathe <p>Friday, December 2 2:30 p.m.</p> <p>Genre: Crime/Thriller</p> <p>Starring: Stephen Lang; Jane Levy</p> <p>Rated R; 88 minutes</p> </td> <td> <p> </p> </td> </tr></tbody><p> </p> </div> </div> Mystery Author (Baychester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378700 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Baychester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T15:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>A Panel on How to Write (and read) a Crime Novel </p> <p> </p> <p>Writing a crime novel involves several elements, the least of which may be the crime itself. The best crime novels skillfully combine character, plot and scene, and in this panel we will discuss how the writer comes up with the idea for the novel or short story, and then how he or she puts it together. In discussing this, we'll also give tips to readers on how best to read a crime novel, what to look for, and how to look for it.</p> <p> </p> <p>Panelists Include:</p> Reed Farrel Coleman SJ Rozan S.A. Solomon Charles Salzberg <p> </p> </div> </div> Adult Tech Time (Hamilton Grange Library) //www.nypl.org/node/350087 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T15:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> </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.</p> </div> </div> Author Talk: with John Roche author of Bronx Bound (Baychester Library) //www.nypl.org/node/366784 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Baychester Library, Community Meeting Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T15:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>JOHN ROCHE spent more than two decades as an award-winning journalist, mostly covering the Bronx, where he was born and raised. Bronx Bound is his debut novel.</p> </div> </div> Getting Started in Export/Import Research (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) //www.nypl.org/node/381815 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T15:15:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>A one-hour tour of exporting resources, using USA Trade and export web resources.</p> <p>Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.</p> <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/calendar?location=65">Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!</a> </div> </div> Adult and Teen Craft (Castle Hill Library) //www.nypl.org/node/378191 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T16:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Visit us at The Castle Hill Branch</p> <p>to learn a different craft each Friday afternoon.</p> <p>Learn :</p> <p>Jewerly making</p> <p>Candle Making</p> <p>Picture transfer</p> <p>Work with paper mache, clay, natural twine ... and more.</p> <p>Come and Join Us Fridays at 4:00 PM</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Black Tie "Holiday" Edition (Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) //www.nypl.org/node/376256 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2016-12-02T18:00:00-05:00">Friday, December 2 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Schomburg Center is proud to present our second annual Holiday "Black Tie Edition” of First Fridays, our popular monthly social gathering. This special event will celebrate the spirit of giving, our 91-year history, and vast archival collections that are accessed across the world. Ring in the holiday season at this lavish cocktail affair that includes hors d’oeurves catered by The Seasoned Pot and complimentary glasses of champagne from 6pm to 8pm.</p> <p>Groove the night away with beats by DJ Sylk, and don’t miss the evening’s host, Dhalimu from Dhali's Closet. We’ll also have a special musical performance from Dewon, signature drinks, and invite you to explore our pop-up exhibition, Black Power 50.</p> <p>Suggested dress code is cocktail chic!</p> <p>Event tickets are also avaible for purchase in the Schomburg Gift Shop</p> <p>Tickets are non-refundable and go toward donations for the Schomburg.</p> <p><a href="https://twitter.com/SchomburgCenter" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">@SchomburgCenter</a> #FirstFridays</p> First come, first seated <p>For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered tickets are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.</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>