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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
10 a.m. Advanced MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2011 for Mac. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Senior Services Workshop
Interested in learning more about programs and services available to seniors? Join Single Stop, Henry Street Settlement and HealthPlus for a Senior Services Workshop.pdf There will be information about volunteer employment opportunities, gym memberships, and more!! Date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Time: 2pm-3pm Location: Mid-Manhattan Library- Room 101 455 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 Space is Limited! Please call or e-mail to register: 212-576…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:15 p.m.Open Lab
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Somewhere I'll Find You
Two brothers, rival correspondents, find themselves fighting their conservative editor over stories and each other over the affections of a pretty blonde journalist. Directed by: Wesley Ruggles Starring: Clark Gable, Lana Turner, and Robert Sterling DVD | Black & White | 1942 | 108 min | MGM | Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: JANUARY EVENTS CALENDAR 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Email for Beginners for the 50+
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
7:30 p.m.BRAIN GAMES
Don’t just play them, learn with them. Reward and exercise your brain the fun way. Master your strategy skills with Chess or Go. Learn about finance with Monopoly and The Game of Life. With many games to choose from, it’s not all just fun and games. This program takes place in the Corner Room on the 1st floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, January 29, 2015
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Open Lab
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Learn English Online
Explore websites and electronic resources at NYPL that will help you improve your English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. This class is for non-native speakers of English who have basic (or higher) proficiency in English.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Command Decision
Army generals struggle with the decision to prioritize bombing the German factories producing new jet fighters over the extremely high casualties the mission will cost. Directed by: Sam Wood Starring: Clark Gable, Walter Pidgeon, and Van Johnson DVD | Black & White | 1948 | 112 min | MGM | Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: JANUARY EVENTS CALENDAR 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
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 & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, January 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Saturday, January 31, 2015
1 p.m.Meditation: A Solution to Stress, Anger, and Conflict with Jim Rose
Stress, anger, and conflict are part of life in today’s world, but you don’t have to live with them 24-7. In this interactive program, Jim Rose a longtime meditator will guide you through a series of exercises designed to show how meditation is a powerful tool for dealing with stress, anger, and conflict. Through several meditation periods, you will have a chance to see how meditation is also the key to a rich inner life. Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University, is a retired executive of Johnson…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Death Becomes Her
Death Becomes Her DVD | Color | 1992 | 103 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 Helen, a writer, and Madeline, an actress, have hated each other for years. Madeline is married to Ernest, who was once Helen's fiancé. After she recovers from a mental breakdown, Helen vows revenge by stealing back Ernest and plotting to kill Madeline. Both rivals secretly consume a miracle cure for aging. When each tries to eliminate the other, they realize they have become immortal and that life will never be…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Introduction to eBay
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sunday, February 1, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Golden Boy
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian Starring Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, and Adolphe Menjou DVD | Black and White | 1939 | 99 mins | Columbia Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 2, 2015
2:30 p.m.Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark, with Meryl Gordon, the author of "Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach," and an award-winning journalist.
This lecture reveals new details about the mysterious life and death of reclusive heiress who passed away in 2011. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
10:30 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Open Lab
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level ll
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. The January classes will be held in Room 101 on the First Floor. The February and March classes will be held in the Co-Lab on the Second Floor. Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test | First Come, First Served For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Grand Opera: The Story of the Met, with Charles Affron, Professor Emeritus of French Literature at New York University and Mirella Jona Affron, Professor Emerita of Cinema Studies at The College of Staten Island/CUNY.
This illustrated lecture tells how The Metropolitan, which has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883, became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene, and traces the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Featured Database: Mango Language Lab
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of 35 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
10 a.m. Get Photoshopped!: Retouching Photos
Learn how to retouch photos and add interesting effects using the image editing program Adobe Photoshop CS6. This is a project-based class that assumes some previous experience with Photoshop. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories of the Civil Rights Movement
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2015 — Stories of the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 pm Monday, February 9, 7:00 pm The Convert by Lerone Bennett Jr. Preacher Aaron Lott decided to buy his train ticket to the Baptist convention at the whites-only ticket counter. It was the law and it was his right. It was also Mississippi, 1961. I’m his friend, Booker Brown, and I knew there would be trouble. I tried to talk him o…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2:30 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:15 p.m.Open Lab
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Hope: Entertainer of the Century, with Richard Zoglin, a contributing editor and theater critic for Time magazine and author of "Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America."
This illustrated lecture presents the first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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