Classes & Workshops

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

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2,963 classes found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10 AM
This event will take place in person at Throgs Neck Library. Come join us for open lab . Laptops will be available for your convience from 10am -1pm on Wednesdays, unless specified otherwise.
Throg's Neck LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 10 AM
Early Literacy
This event will take place in the New Dorp Library. Join us for one hour of dancing, singing and movement activities and a fun craft! For ages 2 to 5 years old with parent/caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Today
@ 10 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom or Phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you:…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches, who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY Meet in-person with our amazing Career Coaches, who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Career transition or advancement Cle…
Bronx Library CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
IN-PERSON ONLY Meet with an NYPL staff member in-person to jump-start your job search, get resume support, and obtain the right resources to find the job you desire. Each One-on-One Job Support appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. We're prepared to help you make the most of every opportunity. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our trained NYPL One-on-One Job Support staff can help you: Write and fo…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters
Today
@ 10 AM
Career Services
This event is Virtual Only! Meet virtually via Zoom or Phone with our amazing Career Coaches who can assist you in identifying career potential, skills, interests, and developing a plan to help you achieve your career goals. Each coaching appointment provides unbiased, objective feedback that will be tailored to your job search and individual patron needs. Each appointment can last up to 50 minutes. Our professional career coaches can assist you with: Resume critique and feedback Care…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

NYPL Supporters,

Persons with Disabilities,

Teachers,

College/Graduate School Educators
Today
@ 10 AM
This event is in person at the Charleston Library! Knit, purl, and chat! Join the knitting circle and finish up some of those projects. Bring your own supplies!
Charleston LibraryAdults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Understanding how to work with files and folders is an important part of using your computer. In this class, you will learn about file structure, copy and deleting files, portable storage, and cloud storage.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 10:30 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona en la biblioteca Van Cortlandt. Necesitas ayuda en como usar una computadora? Estamos aquí para ayudarte.
Van Cortlandt LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
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!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
All About Computers
Scared to navigate a computer? Fear no more! Improve or learn your basics computer skills, from typing, creating excel sheets, and mouse usage to internet browsing and email. Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a library. *Disclaimer: Limited to 6*
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities
Today
@ 11 AM
NYPL en Español
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Visit and ask us your PC and tech questions! We are available to provide technology support around issues such as connecting to WiFi on your personal device, creating a personal email account, accessing the virtual cloud, using social media, and more! ¡Esta sesión tendrá lugar en persona en la Biblioteca de Castle Hill! ¡Visítenos y pregúntenos sus dudas sobre PC y tecnología! Estamos disponibles para dar soporte tecnológico y…
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Today
@ 11 AM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
Tax Prep
This in-person program will be held at Ottendorfer. Masks are required. No registration required. First come, first served. Single Stop's free income tax preparation program is an IRS-certified and supervised program offering tax services. Please review Single Stop's tax prep requirements here to see if you qualify. Masks are required for all Single Stop program participants. Masks must fully cover both nose and mouth and secure under the chin. For a full listing of tax assistance location…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,

50+
Today
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Sedgwick Branch. Come learn how to enter and edit text, save files, and more.
Sedgwick LibraryAdults
Today
@ 11 AM
We Speak NYC is an Emmy Award-winning TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking with a child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate and Advanced Level Conversation 2-Hour Classes for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Adult learners (16 and older, not in High School) will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Speak NYC videos and discussing them with other adult…
53rd Street LibraryAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 11:30 AM
TechConnect
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Wakefield Library. Do you need some practice time on the computer? Then Open Computer Lab is free computer time for you to hone your computer skills! And Open Computer Hour will NOT count against your daily computer appointment. NB - Due to social distancing, this program is limited to three participants on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Wakefield LibraryAdults,

50+,

Families
Today
@ 12 PM
This event will take place in the branch. Join us for an afternoon of creative fun. We will be making jewelry using various types of beads.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults,

50+,

Immigrants
Today
@ 12 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Morningside Heights Library. Do you want to learn more about the computer? Library staff is available to provide one-on-one instruction on the following topics: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse Internet for Beginners Email for Beginners Windows 10 Basics Microsoft Word 2010 for Beginners Connecting Devices to the Computer Downloading NYPL e-Books The computer sessions are for 45 minutes. Please register at the second floor front desk or…
Morningside Heights Library, Computer ClassroomAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
Microsoft Office 2010
​ Sign up for an ORS Info & Testing Session! Looking to improve your skills for work, school, or business? Join TechConnect’s Office Readiness Series, a 12-week program where you build your foundation in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneDrive. Graduates can become MOS certified for free. Virtual and in-person info sessions are offered through February 21 and are required to participate. Sign up today at tinyurl.com/ORSatNYPL.
Bronx Library Center, Technology Training CenterAdults
Today
@ 12 PM
Creative Aging
Please join Francis Martin Library for this in-person program. Handbuilding is an ancient pottery-making technique that involves creating forms without a pottery wheel, using the hands, fingers, and simple tools. In this workshop patrons will learn pinch pottery techniques to build a fun ceramic piece of their choice. Registration is required.
Francis Martin LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the Great Kills Library. Are you an avid knitter, crocheter, or needlecraft enthusiast? Why work alone when you can join in the company of fellow crafters? Come join our informal needlecraft circle to share ideas, projects, and life! Chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and about whatever is on your mind. Sign up for NYPL Connect to get updates from NYPL and information about our digital resources and services available.
Great Kills Library, Community RoomAdults,

50+
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the Mac Lab (Room 617).Continue learning the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class continues to cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. This class requires a gmail account to use Google Colab, a browser based coding environment.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
Mac Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
Genealogy Essentials
THIS EVENT IS ONLINE ONLY. Start your family history research online with librarians from The New York Public Library's Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History, and Genealogy, specialists in genealogy reference and instruction. Learn about the library’s genealogy resources, discover essential research methods and strategies, identify relevant records and how to locate them, and organize your family research information. This class will be online. Registration is…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy
Online Only
Adults
Today
@ 1 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at Bloomingdale Library. If you have a tech problem, question, or would just like some individualized tech tutorials, this is your time to work with a librarian and receive their personal attention and instruction.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library in the PC Lab (Room 615).Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning Center
PC Lab
Adults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need some help with CSS and HTML5? Have you heard about NYPL resources like LinkedIn Learning or NYPL Career Services but don't know how to access them? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
Today
@ 1:30 PM
TechConnect
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. This event will take place online via Zoom. Must register with a valid email address. Join Here: https://nypl.zoom.us/j/86534120449?pwd=S1dXNDlWQnkzVGREVUxDZjlHWC9WUT09 You will receive an email 2 hours prior to the start of the class with the link to join the virtual class.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Online
Adults
Today
@ 2 PM
Online
This event is online only. Come join us and get lost in the creative world of crochet. Learn how to chain, loop, stitch and so much more. Enter your email in the space provided, and you'll be sent a meeting link the day before the program.
Online Via Google Hangouts MeetAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place IN PERSON at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library. For adults preparing to take the U.S. Citizenship Test in the next 1-2 years, and adult English language learners who want to improve their English by learning about American history and culture. Topic today: The Flag, the Pledge of Allegiance and the Star-Spangled Banner A different topic each week! Join us for lively, interactive activities! No registration needed! Just come to the class!
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Pasculano Learning CenterAdults,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants
Today
@ 2 PM
Mercredi français is an advanced French conversation group that meets one afternoon a week to practice speaking the language we love. We start as a whole group, introducing ourselves and answering a silly “question profonde,” such as “What is your favorite color and why?” After about half an hour we break up into groups of three or four to allow for an hour of small, spontaneous group conversations. During our last hour, we break into two groups: an ongoing assigned reading group and a continued…
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
Internet & Email
Do you have questions about Email, join us! Learn about the various types and components of Email, how to create an Email, Password trouble, Attach files to Email. How to access: Gmail When: February 8th Where: Bronx Library Center, Room C33 Time: 2pm - 4pm
Bronx Library Center, Reference CollectionAdults