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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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.Canceled
eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play 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 t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Woody: The Biography, with David Evanier, a former senior editor of "The Paris Review" and the author of ten books.
This lecture features key movies, plays and prose and his personal life and tackles the themes that Allen has spent a lifetime sorting through in art: morality, sexuality, Judaism, the eternal struggle of head and heart. 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.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 3, 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm Marigolds by Eugenia W. Collier Old Miss Lottie lived in a ramshackle shanty in rural Maryland. Times were hard in the Depression, and the only thing of beauty in her life was the bed of marigolds in her dusty yard. New Directions, Complaining, and Africa by Maya Angelou In these three e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
8:30 p.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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, February 11, 2016
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Photoshop Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful Brush tool to create exciting digital art. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Word Nerd: Dispatches from the Games, Grammar and Geek Underground, with John D Williams Jr., former executive director of the National SCRABBLE Association and the coauthor of the best-selling Everything SCRABBLE®.
This illustrated lecture explores anagrams, palindromes, the highest-scoring SCRABBLE plays of all time, the birth of the World SCRABBLE Championship, as well as many of the more colorful figures that inhabit this subculture. 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.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 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
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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
8:30 p.m.Advanced Word for Macs
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:30 a.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
10:30 a.m.LEAD Program Information Session
LEAD Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is a skills training and leadership development program consisting of 8- interactive workshops, a hands-on project, and a round table discussion to give participants an opportunity to meet women immigrant leaders and professionals. Weekly sessions are taught by experienced members of NWNY’s staff as well as guest speakers, many of whom are women immigrants or children of immigrants. Registration is open to any young woman immigrant between the age…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryImmigrants
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. 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 PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. Our theme this month is LOVE MAKES THE WO…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, February 13, 2016
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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.3D Printing Mini Workshop: Tech Accessories
This workshop will cover the basics of getting started with 3D printing, no technical background and no personal printer required. We will start with a short overview of this exciting new technology and cover beginner 3D printing tools. Using an easy-to-learn online application you will customize your own simple 3D product. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Ocean's 11
Ocean’s 11 DVD | Color | 1960 | 127 min | Warner Bros. | Not Rated February 13, 2 PM, Sixth Floor New Year's Eve in Las Vegas. Roulette wheels spin and the champagne fizzes. It's the perfect time to steal a kiss or a $25 chip. But for Danny Ocean and his 10 partners in crime, it's the perfect moment to steal millions. Danny devises a scheme to knock out power to the Vegas strip, electronically rig five big casinos vaults and raid them all at the same time. Directed by Lewis Milestone St…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, February 14, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: After The Thin Man
Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and James Stewart DVD | Black and White | 1936 | 112 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
10:30 a.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC ... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows' PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America's Soldiers, with Joseph Hickman, a former US Marine and Army sergeant, Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall Law School, Senior Fellow at The Center for Policy and Research and also the author of "Murder At Camp Delta."
This illustrated lecture chronicles the experiences of many young men and women who signed up to serve their country in the wake of 9/11, only to return home permanently damaged, the victims of their own armed forces’ criminal negligence. 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.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 17, 1:00 pm Monday, February 22, 7:00 pm Mama’s Missionary Money by Chester Himes When Lemuel “accidentally” found the old black purse in his Mama’s dresser drawer, it was filled with quarters, dimes, nickels, and even a few dollar bills. He only took a quarter the first time. He knew Mama would find out eventually. It was just a q…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2:30 p.m.iMovie: Green Screening and Effects
Learn how to shoot video using a green screen and techniques for replacing the background. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Exploring Gramercy Park and Union Square, with Alfred Pommer, a licensed New York City Guide and Joyce Pommer, a former art gallery owner in New York City.
This illustrated lecture features the stories and history of two of Manhattan’s most desirable neighborhoods for more than 150 years. 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.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Create Your Own Website
Create your own website using Google Sites. Learn how to use templates to create a site or create a site from scratch. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, February 18, 2016
10:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Photoshop Effects: Transform Your Photos
Learn to light and shoot photos on a Green Screen and how to transform the photos by replacing the background and change the look of your photos. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC ... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows' PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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