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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Senior Planet Exploration Center Fall Quarter Registration

This week, the center is open for registration for a new round of 5- and 10-week courses that start the week of October 6. Courses and course schedule will be posted online on Monday, September 15. Click here to learn more about registration, which can only Read More

Workshop: Google Contacts

Google Contacts is an online address book that allows you to organize contact information for your family and friends. You can store basic information including names, email addresses and phone numbers, and easily access it through your Gmail. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how Read More

Learn: "Citizen Cartography, Building A Virtual Atlas of New York"

Last year the library embarked on an ambitious interactive project designed to turn laypeople who might be geography or map enthusiasts into citizen cartographers. This means using the tools at maps.nypl.org for several tasks, among them overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital Read More

Planet Talk: "The Future of Aging in NYC" with Helen Hamlin

Senior Planet is teaming up with Emerging Aging NYC, a networking group for young professionals, to host Helen Hamlin (pictured, center). Hamlin, who has represented the International Federation on Ageing at the United Nations since 1991, is recognized locally and internationally for her work on Read More


Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Senior Planet Exploration Center Fall Quarter Registration

This week, the center is open for registration for a new round of 5- and 10-week courses that start the week of October 6. Courses and course schedule will be posted online on Monday, September 15. Click here to learn more about registration, which can only Read More

Lecture: Introduction to the iPhone

Apple's iPhone, the best selling phone in the United States, has revolutionized the way we communicate. This lecture will provide a general overview of the iPhone’s features and functions so you can determine if getting one is right for you. To RSVP, call 646-590-0615 or Read More

Planet Talk: "Say No To Aging As Decline" with Dr. Roger Landry

Dr. Roger Landry, the award-winning author of "Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging," teaches us how to maximize our potential as we grow older by smashing the stereotypes society has about aging. Dr. Landry will discuss his 10 steps Read More

BAM Next Wave Festival: "Riverrun"

As literary buffs know, the title of this powerfully intimate one-woman show is the first word uttered in James Joyce's free-form novel "Finnegan's Wake." Award-winning actress Olwen Fouere immerses both herself and the audience in the author's crackling, discursive phrases, accompanied by inventive staging by Read More


Thursday, September 18, 2014

Senior Planet Exploration Center Fall Quarter Registration

This week, the center is open for registration for a new round of 5- and 10-week courses that start the week of October 6. Courses and course schedule will be posted online on Monday, September 15. Click here to learn more about registration, which can only Read More

Workshop: Multitasking Using Windows and Tabs

Windows and tabs allow you to multitask while you're using the computer. You can easily switch back and forth between viewing an email and viewing a webpage without losing your place. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to minimize, restore down, maximize and shift Read More

Workshop: "Got Clutter?"

For those who are finding it difficult to get the accumulated piles of stuff under control, on alternating Thursdays at the Kips Bay branch of the NYPL, organizing expert AJ Miller dispenses helpful tips on ridding ourselves of life's detritus in this Clutter Support Group. Read our Read More


Friday, September 19, 2014

Senior Planet Exploration Center Fall Quarter Registration

This week, the center is open for registration for a new round of 5- and 10-week courses that start the week of October 6. Courses and course schedule will be posted online on Monday, September 15. Click here to learn more about registration, which can only Read More

Special Event: End of Summer Quarter Celebration

It’s the end of another 10-week session of courses here at the Senior Planet Exploration Center. Join us in celebrating another vibrant quarter. All center and staff members and volunteers are invited to attend this special event. It’s also a great opportunity to fill out an application Read More


Saturday, September 20, 2014

Great Outdoors: Rail Yards at the High Line Opening Procession

The celebrations opening the long-unused Rail Yards — an open-air promenade that will extend the High Line in Chelsea further north — get underway this morning. Care to join in? With community help, the non-profit organization Processional Arts Workshop has been hard at work creating Read More


Sunday, September 21, 2014

Brooklyn Book Festival

The Brooklyn Book Festival winds up with a day's worth of no-cost, star-studded readings and panels. Directions: 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall Read More


Monday, September 22, 2014

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